Lionsgate Launches “Battle for Terra”

Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired U.S. rights to Snoot Entertainment’s animated 3-D feature “Battle for Terra” reports Variety.

The story is told from the perspective of the aliens whose planet is invaded by humans fleeing a dying Earth. Evan Rachel Wood, Luke Wilson, Justin Long, Amanda Peet, Chris Evans and Dennis Quaid lend their voices to the various characters.

Aristomenis Tsirbas (“The Freak”) made his directorial debut on the film which premiered in Toronto last year.

The film has been set for a wide release in both 2-D and 3-D formats on May 1st opposite Warner Bros. romcom “The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past” and Fox’s “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.”