SANTA MONICA, CA. (Geffen Records) - In advance of the October 1 opening of DreamWorks' new computer animated comedy "Shark Tale," Geffen Records will release the film's soundtrack CD on September
The soundtrack features performances from several of today's chart-topping musical artists, including Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Christina
Aguilera & Missy Elliott, "American Idol's" Fantasia, Cheryl Lynn, Nelly
Furtado, Sean Paul
with Ziggy Marley.
Tracks on the "Shark Tale" soundtrack include Christina Aguilera & Missy Elliott performing a new version of the disco classic "Car Wash;" Mary J. Blige singing "Got To Be Real," and Sean Paul partnered with Ziggy Marley (who provides the voice for a Rastafarian jellyfish named Ernie in the film) on "3 Little Birds."
The CD also features Justin Timberlake, with several more artists to be announced shortly. "Shark Tale" is the story of Oscar (Will Smith), a fast-talking little fish who lands in hot water when a great white lie turns him into an unlikely hero. It stars the voices of Academy Award nominee Will Smith as Oscar; two-time Academy Award(R) winner Robert De Niro as Don Lino; Oscar winner Renee Zellweger as Angie, a beautiful angel fish who harbors a secret crush on Oscar; Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie as Lola, a dragon fish who uses her feminine wiles to get what she wants; Jack Black as Lenny, a great white shark who is a closet vegetarian; and multiple Oscar-nominated director Martin Scorsese as Sykes, a puffer fish who is full of hot air.
Rounding out the main cast are Peter Falk, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Pastore; and Doug E. Doug and Ziggy Marley as Bernie and Ernie, two Rastafarian jelly fish with a stinging sense of humor.
"Shark Tale" is directed by Vicky Jenson, Bibo Bergeron and Rob Letterman. Bill Damaschke, Janet Healy and Allison Lyon Segan are producing.