Rainmaker Entertainment, Blockade Entertainment and CNHK Media have detailed some of the vocal talent for the upcoming Ratchet & Clank movie.
Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Bella Thorne, Rosario Dawson and Sylvester Stallone will voice characters in the upcoming movie based on the PlayStation video game franchise, alongside James Arnold Taylor (voicing Ratchet) and David Kaye (voicing Clank).
The feature will be screening for international distributors this week in the Marché du Film in Cannes 2015.
“The collaborative relationship between Rainmaker Entertainment, PlayStation, Insomniac Games and all of our partners has helped us to bring this massive game franchise to the big screen,” commented Rainmaker Entertainment’s president and cheif creative officer, Michael Hefferon.
“Our outstanding celebrity talent together with the original voices from the game really bring these characters to life, and we are confident that Ratchet & Clank will delight fans with its authenticity and charm, while families everywhere will find a new family-friendly buddy duo to love.”
Blockade Entertainment CEO Brad Foxhoven added: “We are honored and thrilled to have these actors join our cast.
“Their unique voices, and the level of humor and emotion they bring to their roles will help to create some endearing and memorable characters in the film.”
Insomniac Games founder and CEO Ted Price said: "Everyone at Insomniac is thrilled that Ratchet & Clank will be shared in cinemas around the world with new and longtime fans alike.
"It’s been particularly exciting to collaborate closely with PlayStation, Rainmaker and Blockade on character design, story, animation, game asset sharing and marketing support to ensure an authentic Ratchet & Clank intergalactic adventure."
Since the first Ratchet & Clank video game was released in November 2002, the franchise has sold over 26 million copies worldwide.