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Jean-Claude Van Damme and Michelle Yeoh Cast in 'Kung Fu Panda 2'

May 26, 2010 (9:05 am) GMT
The action movie actor is tapped to voice Master Croc, while the 47-year-old beauty will play a mystical goat.

Several names have been added to the cast line-up of "Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom". DreamWorks Animation has announced that they have hired veteran stars , and to provide the voices for some characters in the upcoming movie.

Van Damme who is known for his roles in martial arts action movies is tapped to play Master Croc. Yeoh who played James Bond's girl in 1997 "Tomorrow Never Dies" is cast to voice the mystical character of The Soothsayer which is a goat. Meanwhile, Garber who is best known for playing in TV series "Alias" will play Master Thundering Rhino.

The three actors join the original cast members who include , , , , , , and James Hong. Additionally, recently was also reported to voice villainous character named Lord Shen who happens to be a peacock in the "" sequel.

According to the press release, "Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom" will follow Po, the world's biggest kung fu fan, as he continues his journey as the chosen one who fulfills an ancient prophesy while mastering the art of kung fu. Jennifer Yuh Nelson will direct it while Melissa Cobb will serve as producer. This upcoming animation will come out in 3-D and is slated to hit U.S. theaters on May 27, 2011.

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