Director Zack Snyder has just secured a quartet of voices for his new 3D animated film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and David Wenham have joined the voice cast of Guardians of Ga'Hoole.

The international cast will also feature Australian actors such as Emily Barclay, Abbie Cornish, Emilie de Ravin, Ryan Kwanten and Jay Laga'aia alongside English actors Miriam Margolyes, Helen Mirren and Jim Sturgess. The story revolves a young owl named Soren, who is mystified by his father's stories of Guardians of Ga'Hoole, who were warrior owls who fought off evil forces.

Production is currently under way in Sydney, Australia. The film, based off the books by Kathryn Lasky, is set to bow in Australia on December 9, 2010.