Kevin James Joins CG Feature Barnyard
Created 06/06/2004 - 23:00
files/pictures/picture-35.jpgKevin James (THE KING OF QUEENS) will voice the lead character, Otis in the upcoming Nick Movies feature, THE BARNYARD to be distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film is being written, produced and directed by Steve Oedekerk (BRUCE ALMIGHTY, ACE VENTURA). BARNYARD takes a humorous look at what really happens in a barnyard when the farmer is away, as Otis and his misfit friends enjoy playing tricks on humans, singing, dancing and partying. Paul Marshal serves as producer with exec producing by Julia Pistor and Albie Hecht. Karyn Rachtman (HOLES, PULP FICTION, ROMEO + JULIET) serves as music supervisor. Oedekerk previously produced the CG feature JIMMY NEUTRON: BOY GENIUS, which was nominated for an Oscar for best animated feature.
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