Neil Gaiman's Beowulf

Popular graphic novel and science fiction writer Neil Gaiman is working on an animated version of Beowulf featuring the voices of Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Brendan Gleeson, and John Malkovich.

The film is scheduled to be directed by Robert Zemeckis who directed the critically-acclaimed Polar Express. Filming was set to begin in September 2005 with release scheduled for 2007.