According to Variety, Robert Redford has joined the voice cast for Kerner Entertainment's Charlotte's Web, the live-action/CGI co-production for Paramount, Walden Media and Nick Movies.

Redford will voice Ike, the arachnophobic horse who panics and faints at the mere sight of Charlotte.

The feature, adapted by Susannah Grant and Karey Kirkpatrick from E.B. White's story and directed by Gary Winick, is currently in production in Melbourne. Dakota Fanning stars.

Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, John Cleese, Steve Buscemi, Cedric the Entertainer, Reba McEntire, Kathy Bates, Thomas Haden Church and Andre Benjamin also provide voices.