Katherine Heigl, Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Stephen Lang, Sarah Gadon, and Jeff Dunham have joined the voice cast of the upcoming animated film “The Nut Job”.

From CinemaBlend: The film is based on a short film from 2005 called Surly Squirrel and is set in the 1950s in a place called Oakton. At the center of it is a squirrel named Surly and a rat named Buddy who try to work out plans to rob a nut store.

Here’s the original short film.

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