Action movie star Jackie Chan will participate as a producer in Canadian animated film Once Upon a Zodiac.

Toonbox Entertainment and GAMA Entertainment have announced that the star of Rush Hour will also lend its voice to the film, currently in production in Toronto.

The film features a mystical and wonderful world populated by zodiac animals.

Producers said Jackie Chan would lend her voice to an old cat.

The story revolves around a tiger, a rat, and a dragon – representing strength, intelligence and courage – as they begin to solve mysteries.

Toonbox Entertainment is based in Toronto, while GAMA Entertainment is in Los Angeles.

Jackie Chan has already done dubbing in The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature and Kung Fu Panda.