After obtaining a role in SF “Battleship” of director Peter Berg and had a cameo appearance in apocalyptic comedy “The End of the World” directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg junior, pop singer Rihanna will borrow for the first time voice of the animated character.
The star of music industry will be joined by Jim Parsons (“The Big Bang Theory”, “Judging Amy”, “The Muppets”) in the distribution of the “Happy Smekday” of studio DreamWorks Animation, which is based on the award-winning novel for children “The True Meaning of Smekday” of the author Adam Rex.
Tim Johnson, who paired with Eric Darnell in animation “Antz”, by Karey Kirkpatrick to animation “Over the Hedge” and Patrick Gilmore to animation “Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas”, will occupy one seat for the first time director and will translate to the screen signed script by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember (“Me and My Shadow”, “Get Smart”, “Epic”).
Producers Chris Jenkins (“Rio”) and Suzanne Buirgy (“Kung Fu Panda 2″) from DreamWorks Animation and was awarded rights to picturize book “The True Meaning of Smekday” in 2008 and plans to launch the film at the end of 2014, according to Heat Vision.
Character in the novel by Adam Rex gratuity “Tip” Tucci, a smart girl aged 12 years, who must write an essay of five pages on the volume for children “The True Meaning of Smekday” for a competition. But gratuity not know where to begin the story.