George Clooney and Cate Blanchett are in final talks to voice the lead characters in Wes Anderson's stop-motion animated, The Fantastic Mr. Fox for 20th Century Fox.

The film is an adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's story, which centers on a clever fox who must outwit three mean, dimwitted farmers who try their hardest to hurt Mr. Fox and his family. Accroding to The Hollywood Reporter, Clooney would voice Mr. Fox, while Blanchett would voice his wife.

The production will be set up in London; The Fantastic Mr. Fox is scheduled to begin sometime this year.