Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin joins Johnny Depp in RANGO

Abigail Breslin will star opposite Johnny Depp in Gore Verbinski’s upcoming animated feature Rango, Tatiana Siegel of Variety reports today. Rango is the story of a household pet (species at this time unknown) “who goes on an adventure to discover his true self.” Abigail Breslin is best known for her role as Olive Hoover in the 2006 film Little Miss Sunshine, for which she received an Oscar nomination (Best Supporting Actress) and won a SAG Award (Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture–their top honor) and a Critic’s Choice Award (Best Young Actress). She also starred with Jodie Foster in Nim’s Island (2008) and played the title role in Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008).

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