'Sunshine' star set for 'Rango,' toon pair

Abigail Breslin has booked three bigscreen roles, including a pair of animated pics.

The “Little Miss Sunshine” thesp will star opposite Johnny Depp in Gore Verbinski’s animated adventure “Rango” for Paramount Pictures. Film centers on a household pet (Depp) who goes on an adventure to discover his true self.

Breslin will also voice the lead character in toon “The Wild Bunch.” Story revolves around a team of common wildflowers and plants that are attacked by an evil army of genetically modified cornstalks.

Animation Lab, the nascent Israel-based company, is producing the Doug Wood-helmed film. Willem Dafoe, Willie Nelson, Elizabeth Hurley and Chris Klein round out the voice cast.

Finally, Breslin is in negotiations to join Columbia’s horror comedy “Zombieland” opposite Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone. Film is set in a world overrun by zombies, where two men (Harrelson, Eisenberg) join forces and cross paths with a pair of con-artist sisters (Stone, Breslin).

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