McKellen Sprinkles Some Stardust

Ian McKellen has signed on to voice the narrator role in Matthew Vaughn’s romantic fantasy “Stardust” for Paramount Pictures reports Reuters.

The film, which boasts a cast including Claire Danes, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Charlie Cox, wrapped production in the fall. McKellen is recording his part during postproduction before the film’s July 27th release.

The film, based on Neil Gaiman’s novel, centers on a young man who promises his beloved that he will retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the Faerie realm, where he encounters witches, goblins, gnomes, talking animals and evil trees.