The distributor will release Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet in the US on August 7.

Salma Hayek-Pinault is one of the producers on the animation based on Lebanese poet Gibran’s timeless book about the meaning of life.

GKIDS will open the film in New York and Los Angeles prior to nationwide expansion.

The voice cast includes Liam Neeson, Hayek-Pinault, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Krasinski, Frank Langella and Alfred Molina.