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Reese Witherspoon Set for Giant Role

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Mar 12, 2008 | 5:53am EDT

Reese Witherspoon is to play a giant in a new animated battle movie.

The Oscar-winning actress will team up with Hugh LaurieSeth Rogen and Kiefer Sutherland, among others, to voice quirky characters in Dreamworks' upcoming film Monsters vs. Aliens.

Witherspoon's character, Susan Murphy, becomes a 50-foot monster, dubbed Ginormia, after she's hit by a meteor from outer space.

She's captured by the U.S. military and taken to a top-secret compound, where other 'monsters' are kept.

These include the insect-headed Dr. Cockroach (Laurie) and half-ape/half-fish Missing Link (Will Arnett). Sutherland will voice the aptly named General W.R. Monger.

The monsters team up to attack invading aliens.

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