An all-star cast will provide voices for the main characters in the animated epic 9
, which is currently in production for Focus Features. Elijah Wood
will voice the title role of 9. Joining him are Jennifer Connelly
, Crispin Glover
, Martin Landau
, Christopher Plummer
and John C. Reilly
Scripted by Pamela Pettler, 9
is being produced by Tim Burton
, Timur Bekmambetov, and Jim Lemley. 9
is a feature-length expansion of Mr. Acker's short film of the same name. The action-packed tale takes place in a world parallel to our own, in which the very legacy of humanity is threatened.
A community of fully mobile rag dolls living a post-apocalyptic existence find one of their own, 9 (Wood), displaying leadership qualities that may help them to survive. The conflicted but resilient community includes 1 (Plummer), a domineering war veteran; 2 (Landau), an aged inventor; 5 (Reilly), a stalwart mechanic; 6 (Glover), a visionary and artist; and 7 (Connelly), a brave warrior.