19 June 2013 3:05 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The cast list is growing ever stronger for the new animated project from the man behind such movies as The Lion King and Aladdin.  Salma Hayek, Liam Neeson and Quvenzhané Wallis are just three of the names attached to this movie; the rest of the cast list includes  John Krasinski (‘The Office’), Frank Langella (Robot And Frank) and Alfred Molina.

Roger Allers will write and direct the narrative and he’s no stranger to big animation projects; he’s directed The Lion King, written for Beauty And The Beast and Aladdin and been on the animation team for The Little Mermaid and The Rescuers Down Under.

The Prophet, inspired by the book by Kahlil Gibran, will feature individual chapters based on Gibran’s poems and each chapter will be lead by a different director.  Lined up so far are Tomm Moore (The Secret Of Kells), Joan Gratz (Lost And Found »

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