China’s Dezerlin Media and the U.K.’s Zycon Media have set the English-speaking voice cast for the upcoming feature Watch the Skies.
The sci-fi adventure film follows a group of humans who are determined to rescue an alien boy, St’aar, whose starship has crashed on Earth. It is directed and written by Mark Byers, who will make his feature animation directorial debut with this film. He had previously directed low-budget American films like Criminal Act (1990) and Diggin’ Up Business (1990), and written films like Gua Sha Treatment (2001).
Here’s the cast: Sean Bean (Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones) will voice tech billionaire Peter Fox, who is determined to get his hands on alien technology at all costs, and Asa Butterfield (Ender’s Game, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children) voices St’aar, the intergalactic teenager on the run from Fox and his security force, headed by Major Laura Jude, played by Gemma Arterton (Quantum of Solace, Clash of the Titans).