Disney?s ?Tangled' director in talks with Jason Bateman for new animated feature

MUMBAI: Jason Bateman is set to lead the voice cast of a new Walt Disney Animation project directed by Tangled helmer Byron Howard, according to The Hollywood Reporter.


As per the sources, the new project is an untitled animal comedy that does not yet have a release date.


For Bateman, the project would mark his first voice-over work for a feature. The actor, who is all set to shoot for Warner Bros? version of the Jonathan Tropper novel ?This Is Where I Leave You?, lent his voice in the short-lived Fox series ?Sit Down, Shut Up?, among other shows.

Howard is well-regarded in the animation community and is one of the great directors behind Disney Animation?s recent reappearance. In 2008, he along with Chris Williams directed ?Bolt?, which was nominated for the Oscar, and with Nathan Greno co-directed the hit ?Tangled?.


The next titles on the list from Disney Animation are Frozen, a nouveau princess tale that will be released on 27 November next year, as well as an untitled secret film project slated for 7 November 2014. DisneyToon Studios will release Planes, set in the world of cars, 7 August later this year.

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