Cruz an animated 'Force'

She'll voice brainy guinea pig for Disney

Penelope Cruz will be one of the lead voices in "G-Force," a combination live-action/CG film from Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films.

The story revolves around a group of ultra-intelligent animal commandoes who work for a government agency trying to prevent an evil billionaire from taking over the world. Cruz will voice Juarez, a guinea pig, and joins a voice cast that includes Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi and Tracy Morgan. Bill Nighy and Will Arnett are among the human actors in the ensemble cast.

"G-Force" marks the directorial debut of Oscar-winning visual effects innovator Hoyt Yeatman.

Jerry Bruckheimer is producing. Bruckheimer Films' Mike Stenson and Chad Oman, along with Duncan Henderson, are executive producing.

Cruz's upcoming projects include "Elegy" and Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona." She is repped by CAA, Jason Weinberg and Katrina Bayonas in the U.K.
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