GKIDS has announced the English voice cast for When Marnie Was There (Omoide No Marnie) from Studio Ghibli.

Joining Steinfeld are Kathy Bates, Ellen Burstyn, Geena Davis, Catherine O’Hara, John C Reilly, Raini Rodriguez and Vanessa Williams.

When Marnie Was There is the second film from The Secret World Of Arrietty director Hiromasa Yonebayashi and centres on a lonely girl in a small seaside town who makes a special new friend.

The film is based on the British children’s novel by Joan G Robinson and Studio Ghibli produces alongside Geoffrey Wexler. 

GKIDS most recently partnered with Studio Ghibli on Oscar nominee The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya and will release on May 22 in New York and Los Angeles ahead of a nationwide expansion.