Sunday, April 20, 2008

Sigourney Weaver lends vocal talents to new 'bot movie

Science fiction legend Sigourney Weaver lends her vocal talents to the upcoming animated movie Wall-E, bloggers at IO9 confirmed. Weaver will voice the computer for one of robot-building supercorporation Buy'n'Large's spaceships.

For those of you that live in a cave, Weaver is best known for her appearances as Warrant Officer/Lieutenant Ellen Ripley in the "Alien" movie franchise. Her first appearance as Ripley was in Ridley Scott's 1979 film Alien. She reprised the role in three sequels, Aliens, Alien³, and Alien: Resurrection. She was nominated for a Best Actress Academy Award for portraying Ripley in Aliens. Ripley was a breakthrough role: the first female action hero.

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