Joe Ochman Voicing Character in Oscar-Nominated Film

French film Ernest & Celestine has been nominated for an Academy Award for best animated feature. Although the nominated film is in French, ScriptWrights actor and writer Joe Ochman voiced a character for the English language version.

The English language voice cast includes Lauren Bacall, Forest Whittaker, Megan Mullaly and William H. Macy. Based on popular children’s books by Gabrielle Vincent, the story follows a the unlikely friendship between a mouse and a bear. Ochman plays a rat lawyer.

The English version premiered at this month’s Sundance Film Festival, and will open in theaters on March 14.

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