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Beyonce, Pitbull, Steven Tyler get animated for Fox film

May 31, 2012 |  1:37 pm

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Beyonce, Pitbull and Steven Tyler are set to get animated for a new Fox film, according to a Deadline report.

The music superstars will lend their voices to the 3-D computer animated film “Epic,” which is being produced by 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios.

“Epic” is helmed by “Ice Age” director Chris Wedge and is described as a battle between good and evil after a teenage girl finds herself transported into a magical secret universe. There she is tasked with saving the world, alongside a team of whimsical characters.

Beyoncé will voice -– big surprise -- a queen. The characters' names are known, though no other descriptions have been given. Tyler's character is named Nim Galuu and Pitbull voices Bufo.

The music stars will be joined by actors Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Knoxville, Aziz Ansari, Jason Sudeikis and Judah Friedlander.

“Epic”  will be released May 24, 2013.

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Photo: Beyonce is sighted during a fashion photo shoot in Paris. Credit: Marc Piasecki / FilmMagic

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