Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) After lending his voice for Master Monkey in the “Kung Fu Panda” film series, legendary actor Jackie Chan has joined the voice cast of animation film “The Nut Job 2”.
The sequel to “The Nut Job”, which also features Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Will Arnett and Gabriel Iglesias, will have Jackie voicing a leader of a gang of city mice, reports aceshowbiz.com.
“We are happy to announce the addition of Jackie Chan to the cast of ‘The Nut Job 2’,” director Cal Brunker said.
“Jackie brings a unique voice to our movie, and it’s a real joy to be working with such a talented, award-winning actor and cultural icon,” he added.
In the animated film, the “Rush Hour 4” actor will voice Mr. Feng, the highly territorial leader of a gang of city mice.
“The Nut Job 2” follows the adventures of Surly Squirrel when the evil mayor of Oakton decides to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place.
“The Nut Job 2” is set for release in US on May 19, 2017.