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George Clooney and Cate Blanchett to Meet " The Fantastic Mr. Fox"

February 23, 2007 (9:23 am) GMT
George Clooney and Cate Blanchett are both involved in talks to lend their voices in "The Fantastic Mr. Fox."

Set to wear the earphones and stand in front of the microphones, and are both in negotiations to provide voices for the lead characters in animated feature "", The Hollywood Reported has revealed.

An adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's tale, the project is a stop-motion film about a clever fox who must outwit three mean, dimwitted farmers who try their hardest to hurt him and his family. If deals are reached, Clooney will likely to voice the title character while Blanchett his wife.

Production on the movie will be set up in London in a fashion similar to that of Tim Burton's "" under the direction of Wes Anderson who is making his first foray into animation here. Filming is expected to begin soon after Anderson finishes shooting "" for Fox Searchlight Pictures.

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