The Ratchet and Clank Film has Some Big Names Attached

The cast for the upcoming CG animated feature Ratchet and Clank has been revealed.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, actors Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Bella Thorne, Sylvester Stallone and Rosario Dawson will all lend their voices to the film based on the popular video game series.

Voice talents from the original game including James Arnold Tayloras Ratchet; David Kaye as Clank; Armin Shimerman as Nefarious; and Jim Ward as Captain Qwark, will be appearing in the film as well.

The film is directed by Kevin Munroe (TMNT) and Jericca Cleland. While Munroe contributed to the script, it was Insomniac Games writer TJ Fixman who wrote the original draft.

“The collaborative relationship between Rainmaker Entertainment, PlayStation, Insomniac Games and all of our partners has helped us to bring this massive game franchise to the big screen,” said Rainmaker Entertainment’s president and CCO Michael Hefferon: “Our outstanding celebrity talent, together with the original voices from the game really bring these characters to life, and we are confident that Ratchet & Clank will delight fans with its authenticity and charm, while families everywhere will find a new family-friendly buddy duo to love.”

The film follows the title characters as they attempt to stop Chairman Drek from destroying the Solana Galaxy.

Ratchet and Clank is scheduled to hit theaters and the PlayStation Network in 2016.