(Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
) told SCI FI Wire
that he's completed work on an upcoming animated movie entitled The Legend of Secret Pass
. The story follows a Native American boy named Manu
), who must follow his destiny in the face of impending doom. "I play the villain," Chiklis said in an interview while promoting Rise of the Silver Surfer
. "It deals with a particular American Indian tribe [called the Thunderbirds]. It's very magical. It's dealing with shamans and the Earth and connecting with our Earth. I think it's kind of topical because of all this talk of global warming and everything. It deals with being rooted and grounded in the Earth and the elements and being kind to it."