Cast set for 'Smurfs'
By Adnan Tezer Mar 6, 2010, 5:40 GMT
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Jonathan Winters, George Lopez, Katy Perry and Alan Cumming are all in talks to voice Sony's live-action/animated "Smurfs" movie.
Winters, who voiced multiple characters on the long-running Hanna-Barbera cartoon version of "Smurfs," will play Papa Smurf. Pop singer Perry will play Smurfette, Alan Cumming will play Gutsy Smurf and George Lopez will play Grouchy Smurf.
According to Variety, Neil Patrick Harris has already been cast as the lead Smurf.
Raja Gosnell is directing from a script by David N. Weiss & J. David Stem and Jay Sherick & David Ronn. Jordan Kerner is producing.
The Smurfs were created in 1958 by Belgian cartoonist Pierre Culliford and have spawned a number of print and television versions worldwide.