An upcoming French 3-D, CG-animated feature directed by Bibo Bergeron (Shark Tale, The Road to El Dorado), with music by Matthieu Chedid. The film set in Paris, circa 1910 and tells the story of a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. However, the monster has taken refuge with a kind-hearted cabaret singer named Lucille (voiced by Johnny Depp’s real-life wife singer/actress Vanessa Paradis) and is revealed to actually be quite harmless. Now all of them must continue to protect the monster from the chief of police, who wants to kill him. The monster, in turn, is in love with Lucille...
The English voice cast includes Catherine O’Hara, Danny Huston, Adam Goldberg and Bob Balaban. Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, Leon: The Professional, Taken) is producing the 25 million euro-budgeted project. It will debut at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival in September and set to released on October 12 in France.