Saldana to read the Book Of Life?
Book Of Life, which will include a soundtrack of pop songs, follows a young man named Manolo, who has to face his greatest fears when he embarks on an amazing adventure that spans three fantasy worlds.
Jorge Gutierrez will direct the film, which he also wrote with Doug Langdale.
Production is expected to start shortly, with a release date planned for October 2014.
Zoe, who previously reprised her role as Starfleet officer Nyota Uhura in JJ Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness, will next star in Guillaume Canet's Blood Ties with Marion Cotillard and Mila Kunis, and Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills.
She is also attached to portray soul singer Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic, and is playing skilled fighter Gamora in Guardians Of The Galaxy.
Channing, last seen saving the US President in White House Down, has been busy shooting the 21 Jump Street sequel, 22 Jump Street, with Jonah Hill. He will voice Superman in The Lego Movie, and will star in the Wachowskis' sci-fi adventure Jupiter Ascending and dark drama Foxcatcher.