Five join 'Monster in Paris'

Adam Goldberg, Danny Huston will lend voices to ani film

BERLIN -- Adam Goldberg, Jay Harrington and Danny Huston are lining up to do voice work in "A Monster in Paris," an animated movie "Shark Tale" co-director Bibo Bergeron is working on for Europacorp.

Bob Balaban and Catherine O'Hara are also joining the voice cast, which already includes French pop singer Vanessa Paradis.

Written by Stephane Kazandjian and Bergeron, the story, set in Paris in 1910, follows a shy movie projectionist (Harrington) and an inventor who team up with a cabaret star (Paradis), an eccentric scientist and his monkey to save the city from a monster.

The real villain, however, turns out to be the ruthless police chief (Huston).

Goldberg voices a delivery man without any goals in life; Balaban acts as a police captain; O'Hara plays the owner of the cabaret club.

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The tone and style of the film is described as meshing the sensibilities of "King Kong" with "Les Triplettes de Belleville."

Europacorp, Bibi Films and France 3 Cinema are the production companies behind the film, and Europacorp is handling sales at the EFM.

Goldberg starred in ABC's short-lived comedy "The Unusuals" while Harrington is the star of ABC's "Better off Ted."

Huston will be seen as Poseidon in "Clash of the Titans" and Balaban can be seen in "Howl." O'Hara appeared in HBO's "Temple Grandin."

ICM packaged the project and repped the actors. Goldberg is additionally repped by Luber Roklin, Huston by Laina Cohn Management and O'Hara by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.