Apr 09, 2016 04:31 AM EDT By Maria Cabrera

'Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad' Cast: James Franco, Alec Baldwin, Heidi Klum & More

Star-studded cast include John Cleese, Omar Sy & Anjelica Huston.

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  • Plot: Swifty the Arctic fox works in the mail room of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service but dreams of one day becoming a Top Dog (the Arctic's star husky couriers). To prove himself worthy of the Top Dog role, Swifty secretly commandeers one of the sleds and delivers a mysterious package to a mysterious location.

    James Franco, John Cleese, Alec Baldwin, Anjelica Huston, Omar Sy, and Heidi Klum are set to voice characters in 'Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad'. It is being directed by veteran animator Dimos Vrysellas, whose resume includes DWA features Shark Tale, The Prince of Egypt and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.

    That leads a ragtag group of inexperienced would-be heroes, voiced by Franco, Baldwin, Huston, Klum and Sy, to come together to foil his evil plans and save the Arctic. The animated film is being produced through AMBI Pictures' Toronto-based studio, AIC Movie Inc.
  • Canadian indie AMBI Pictures has starting singing on a slew of top talent to lend their voices to its 3D CG-animated family adventure feature Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. James Franco who starred in The Interview, 127 Hours, & Spider-Man, was confirmed to join the cast.
  • AMBI Pictures has begun securing its voice cast for the epic 3D, CGI animated family film and Alec Baldwin who starred in The Departed, Blue Jasmine, & Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation, also joined to lend his voice for a role.
  • Heidi Klum who starred in "The Devil Wears Prada" & “Project Runway” was also casted for an unspecified role.
  • John Cleese will voice the sinister Doc Walrus, who hatches a secret plot to accelerate global warming and melt the Arctic Circle.
  • Anjelica Huston, best known for her roles in 'The Royal Tenenbaums', 'The Addams Family', & Prizzi’s Honor, was also tapped to voice for the upcoming film.
  • Omar Sy, the actor from 'The Intouchables', 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', & 'Samba', was also casted for a role.
  • When the sinister Doc Walrus (voiced by John Cleese) hatches a secret plot to accelerate global warming and melt the arctic circle, a rag-tag group of inexperienced heroes (voiced by Franco, Baldwin, Huston, Klum and Sy) must come together to foil his evil plans and save the arctic.

    “Having had the pleasure of working with several of these immensely talented actors we know we will have a lot of fun making this movie, which will resonate on the screen,” said Iervolino. “This will be a brilliant animated feature that is hugely enjoyable for kids, grownups and everyone in between. There is something for everyone here and we’re proud that it also delivers an environmental message that everyone can get behind!”
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