files/pictures/picture-35.jpgMichelle Rodriguez (GIRLFIGHT) and Alfred Molina (FRIDA) have joined the voice cast of SIAN KA'AN, the first Hispanic-themed animated feature produced within the U.S. The cast already includes opera legend Placido Domingo and comedian Cheech Marin (STILL SMOKIN). Rodriguez will lend her voice to the fiery secretary of the celestial prime minister of extinct species. Molina will voice the title character and lead villain Ka'an.
San Juan, Puerto Rico-based MUVI Films will produce the film with Spanish partner Markab Creativos. Raul Garcia will direct. His credits include sequence director on THE WILD THORNBERRYS and RUGRATS IN PARIS. Tu Casa Entertainment is handling the casting as well as the music supervision. The film is scheduled to start production in November with an intended release date sometime in 2005.
The story follows a young, small-town Mexican girl, named Maria, who is mysteriously summoned to go on a special mission to save her father as well as the Golden Snail, which is the key to the survival of all species on Earth.
Tu Casa Entertainment is a group of companies specializing with film, TV and music production, talent management and marketing. For more information visit www.tucasaentertainment.com
MUVI Films is a 2D animation house. For more information, contact the studio at P.O. Box 9023910, San Juan, PR 00902-3910, tel: (787) 729-9180, fax: (787) 729-9183, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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