Based on the announcement outed by DreamWorks Animation, the like of Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman, and Ian McShane are joining Jack Black in the cast of the computer-animated comedy "Kung Fu Panda." Meanwhile, award-winning actress Lucy Liu is still in talks to lend her voice in the animation movie.
As of Black, he is set to voice Po the Panda, the laziest of all the animals in the Valley of Peace. Hoffman will voice the role of Shifu, while Chan will lend his voice to Master Monkey. McShane is about to voice the villainous Tai Lung, while Liu is in discussions to be the voice of Master Viper.
"Kung Fu Panda" is being directed by John Stevenson and Mark Osborne and produced by Melissa Cobb. The film is scheduled for May 2008 release date.