Actors lend pipes to Swedish animated film

STOCKHOLM — Juliette Lewis and Vincent Gallo will head the voice cast for Swedish animated pic “Metropia.”

The 32 million kroner ($5 million) production is directed by Tarek Saleh and produced by Kristina Aberg for Atmo, with Zentropa, Tordenfilm, SvT, Film i Vast and Sandrew Metronome as co-producers.

“Metropia,” which has been in development for four years, combines animation and live action and is set in the future when the world has run out of oil.

Other voice cast include Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgard, Sofia Helin, Shanti Roney and Alexander Skarsgard.

Pic will be ready for delivery spring 2009.

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