US-based IDT EntertainmentSales will handle international sales for its computer-generated animatedfeature Yankee Irving, which is setto be released in the US in August 2006 through 20th Century Fox.

The project was originallyto be directed by the late Christopher Reeve and centres on a boy who embarkson a cross-country adventure to help out his favorite sports hero.

Yankee Irving features an all-star voice cast including RobReiner, Whoopi Goldberg, William H Macy, and Brian Dennehy, and introduces10-year-old Jake T Austin as the voice of the title character.

The project is currently inproduction at IDT Entertainment Animation's studio in Toronto and will bedistributed domestically through IDT Entertainment's recently announcedmulti-picture deal with Fox.