As first reported on Deadline.com, Susan Sarandon and Jennifer Coolidge are set to lend their voices to the upcoming stop-motion comedy HELL & BACK from ShadowMachine. The actors join previously announced cast members Nick Swardson, TJ Miller, Maria Bamford, Mila Kunis, Bob Odenkirk, and Rob Riggle. Production on the film is currently underway.
In the comedy, Swardson and Miller will portray friends who are out to save their pal who has been "accidently dragged to Hell." Tommy Gianas and Ross Shuman are directing the film with a script by Hugh Sterbakov.
SaranDon Starred on Broadway in 2009's Exit the King. She received an Academy Award for Dead Man Walking as well as Oscar nods for for Atlantic City, Thelma & Louise, Lorenzo's Oil, and The Client. She recently appeared on Showtime's The Big C. She will soon be seen on the big screen in The Big Wedding, opposite Robert De Niro, and Robot & Frank, co-starring Frank Langella.
Coolidge recently appeared on Broadway in Elling. Her TV and film credits include Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, Cinderella Story and 2 Broke Girls.
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