ponyo2Variety reports that Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s Ponyo will be the closing night film of the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival on June 28. Ponyo which follows the story of an ordinary boy and his friendship with Ponyo, a goldfish who wishes to be human, features the voices of Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Cloris Leachman, Liam Neeson, Lily Tomlin, Betty White and Frankie Jonas. The Los Angeles film festival opens June 18 and includes 70 features, 70 shorts, and 50 musicvideos. Ponyo opens across United States on August 14.