Spellbound will be directed by Vicky Jenson, director of Shrek and Shark Tale.
In addition to Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem, the cast of Spellbound sees John Lithgow, Nathan Lane, Jenifer Lewis, André De Shields, Jordan Fisher and Rachel Zegler
Having recently worked together in About the Ricardos, Nicole Kidman And Javier Bardem they are ready to share another film project. As reported Varietythe two Hollywood stars will lead the voice cast of Spellbound, Apple-branded animated film. Produced by Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation, the film will star Princess Ellian of Lumbria, on a mission to save her family and her kingdom when a mysterious spell turns her parents into monsters and threatens to envelop Lumbria in a eternal darkness.
Nicole Kidman will be the kind, righteous yet maniacal Queen Ellsmere, while Javier Bardem will be King Solon, a braggart with a heart of gold. The voice cast of Spellbound will also understand John Lithgow, Nathan Lane (Only Murders in the Building), Jenifer Lewis (Black-ish), André De Shields (tick, tick… BOOM!) And Jordan Fisher. Lithgow and Lewis will be the princess’s royal advisors, Minister Bolinar and Minister Nazara Prone. Lane and De Shields will be the Oracles of the Sun and the Moon, which Ellian must find to break the spell. Fisher will be Callan, who will accompany Ellian on his adventure. Rachel Zegler protagonist of West Side Story and next Snow White in the eponymous Disney live-action, will be Princess Ellian.
Spellbound will be directed by Vicky Jensondirector of Shrek And Shark Talefrom a screenplay written by Lauren Hynek, Elizabeth Martin and Linda Woolverton. Alan Menkenwinner of eight Academy Awards, will write the original music and songs, with lyrics signed by Glenn Slater (Rapunzel, Ralph breaks the internet). John Lasseter, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and David Lipman will produce the film for Skydance Animation.