Frances McDormand confirmed for Madagascar 3

Oscar Winning Actress joins DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3

Frances McDormand has joined the cast of DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress will play a villainous animal control officer who captures and imprisons the zoo animals.

Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith are all expected to reprise their roles from the first two movies, and will apparently be joined by a host of new characters.

Madagascar 3 is due in cinemas on May 18, 2012.