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Beasts of Burden is a upcoming computer animated dark horror film. The film was produced by Reel FX and Dark Horse Entertainment, directed by Shane Acker and written by Darren Lemke, Based on a comic books by Evan Dorkin and Jim Thompson.

A CG-animated film adaptation was announced via Reel FX Animation Studios with filmmaker Andrew Adamson scheduled to produce and writer Darren Lemke attached to write the screenplay. On February 20, 2013, it was announced that Shane Acker will direct the film, with Mike Richardson and Aron Warner joining Adamson as producers.


In the charming town of Burden Hill, there might be more to these animal antics than meets the eye. The town is inhabited by the supernatural, and when its paranormal activity becomes even more abnormal than usual, it's up to a group of fearless canines called the Watch Dogs to protect its citizens – and humanity – from the mysterious things that go "bump" in the night.

Voice Cast & Characters:[]

  • Martin Freeman as Orphan, a tabby cat
  • Shartlo Copley as Ace the Husky Dog
  • Ray Winstone as Rex, a Doberman
  • Alex Hirsch as Pugsley, a pug
  • David Thewlis as Jack, a beagle
  • Sean Astin as Whitely, a Jack Russell terrier
  • Gwendoline Christie as Dymphna, a black cat
  • Burn Gorman as Red, an Irish Setter
  • Hugo Weaving as Cian
  • Tom Kane as Emrys
  • Hayden Rolence as The Gateaway Kid.
  • Demi Moore as Miranda.
  • Alan Oppenheimer as Ludy.
  • Fred Tatascorie as Gigantic Toad
  • John Kassir as Toad Gremlin.