Numbers of movie stars joining Christina Ricci and Reese Witherspoon for the upcoming "Penelope." They are Catherine O'Hara, Peter Dinklage, James McAvoy and Richard E. Grant.
A romantic fable directed by Mark Palansky from a script by Leslie Caveny, "Penelope" tells the story of a young woman born with the face of a pig who must break a family curse and find true love in the process.
Shooting on the flick is slated to begin this month around the U.K. In hand producing is Scott Steindorff with Witherspoon and Jennifer Simpson of Type A Films.