Jessica Alba Signs On Opposite Sarah Jessica Parker for 'Escape From Planet Earth'

Jessica Alba, who has stayed extremely active as her second child’s birthdate looms closer, already has a new project lined up.  According to Hollywood Reporter, our August cover girl will join other A-listers in Escape from Planet Earth, a family-friendly animated film about heroes who try to save aliens trapped on planet Earth. 

Robert Rodriguez on Jessica Alba: “She’s a Badass Mom”

30-year-old Alba will play a no-nonsense character named Lena and will be joining Sarah Jessica ParkerBrendan Fraser, and James Gandolfini on the Escape from Planet Earth cast. The film, directed by Cal Brunker (Despicable Me), is currently in production and will be released next year.

WATCH: Jessica Alba in the New ‘Spy Kids 4’ Trailer

Alba, who awaiting the arrival of baby #2 with husband Cash Warren, has had a busy year despite her bun in the oven.  The family-friendly Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World will hit theaters on August 19.