Idris Elba Joins Voice Cast For Disney's 'Zootopia'

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Idris Elba will join Octavia Spencer as a part of the voice cast for Disney's new animated feature, Zootopia.

Imani Brammer Oct, 27, 2015

Idris Elba will join Octavia Spencer as a part of the voice cast for Disney’s new animated feature, Zootopia.

Zootopia, a comedy adventure film, is set in a thriving animal civilization where animal habitats pose as cities (like Sahara Square and Tundratown) and fast talking animals lead full lives. The plot is based on a fox that’s on the run for a crime he didn’t commit. 

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Elba will play the voice of Chief Bogo, a 2,000-pound buffalo who poses as the head of the Zootopia Police Department. He will play alongside Spencer, who plays the voice of a desperate otter. 

Zootopia  will premiere in theaters March 4th.