Jim Parsons
(© David Gordon)
Jim Parsons
(© David Gordon)
Emmy Award winner and Broadway star Jim Parsons and pop singer/actress Rihanna will voice the lead characters in the new DreamWorks animated film, Happy Smekday!, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film, to be directed by Tim Johnson, is an adaptation of Adam Rex's award-winning book, The True Meaning of Smekday, about a human and alien on the run.

Parsons is currently starring in the Broadway revival of Harvey, and previously appeared on Broadway in The Normal Heart. He is best known for his Emmy-winning work on The Big Bang Theory.