By Mike Bruno
Updated February 10, 2009 at 03:44 PM EST

Jim Sturgess, Geoffrey Rush, Rachael Taylor, and David Wenham have been tapped to voice characters in the Zack Snyder-directed animated movie Guardians of Ga’Hoole, Variety reports. The story, based on the first three installments of Kathryn Lasky’s children’s book series, is about a young barn owl and his friends as they escape a band of rogue owls. Shooting is underway.