UPDATE: Jolie Joins Voice Cast of ‘Kung Fu Panda’

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UPDATE: We have just been provided with two stills from Kung Fu Panda! Click here to check ’em out!

Well, it looks like the new mommy is heading out of the house to get a job as Angelina Jolie has signed on for a voice role in DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda.

In the film Jack Black voices Po the Panda, the laziest of all the animals in the Valley of Peace. With powerful enemies at the gates, all hope has been pinned on an ancient prophesy that a hero will rise to save the day. But among all the martial arts masters who come forward, none has shown the mark of The Chosen One … until now. When Po unwittingly shows up in the midst of the competition, the masters are shocked to see that this unmotivated panda bears the mark. Now it is up to them to turn this gentle giant into a kung fu fighter before it’s too late.

Jolie will voice Tigress, one of the “furious five” martial-arts masters who helps train Po to become Kung Fu Panda.

The film is scheduled for release in May 2008, click here to check out the stills!

Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu and Ian McShane also star in the flick, and speaking of McShane ComingSoon.net is reporting that McShane has also joined the voice cast of both Focus Features’ Coraline joining Dakota Fanning and Teri Hatcher and DreamWorks’ upcoming Shrek the Third, get more on that here.

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