Pixar and Disney unveiled a quantity of their trademark animated films at the 2019 D23 expo in Anaheim, California.
For its presentation, Pixar Animation Studios’ Chief Inventive Officer Pete Docter guided the audience by means of Pixar’s upcoming film slate of originals. Docter started with subsequent summer’s release, Soul, which he directs. The film journeys from the streets of New York City to the never ever-ahead of-noticed cosmic realms and “The You Seminar,” the fantastical spot exactly where we all learn our distinctive personalities. Producer Dana Murray, co-director/writer Kemp Powers, and writer Mike Jones joined Docter on stage, and collectively they set up the film for the audience and shared a sneak peek. The group revealed members of the voice cast who joined them on stage, such as Ahmir Questlove Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Daveed Diggs, Tina Fey, and Jamie Foxx. Disney and Pixar’s Soul opens in theatres on June 19th, 2020.
Docter subsequent introduced director Dan Scanlon and producer Kori Rae, who shared specifics and additional than ten minutes of exclusive footage from Pixar’s upcoming function film Onward. The film, which opens in theatres on March 6th, 2020, stars Tom Holland and Chris Pratt as two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, who embark on an extraordinary quest to learn if there is nonetheless a tiny magic left in the globe.
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Chief Inventive Officer Jennifer Lee later presented an overview of her studio’s subsequent two functions, starting with the Thanksgiving 2020 fantasy-action-adventure, Raya and the Final Dragon. Directors Paul Briggs and Dean Wellins (Large Hero six, Frozen), producer Osnat Shurer (Moana) and writer Adele Lim (Crazy Wealthy Asians) joined Lee on stage to set up the film, which introduces Raya, a lone warrior from the fantasy kingdom of Kumandra who teams up with a crew of misfits in her quest to locate the Final Dragon and bring light and unity back to their globe. The D23 Expo crowd was the 1st to get a appear at the new film, viewing an exclusive 3-minute piece. They also met two newly announced members of the voice cast: Awkwafina and Cassie Steele. Exploring themes of neighborhood and hope, the Eastern fantasy-action-adventure Raya and the Final Dragon opens in theatres on November 25th, 2020.
Lee, who directs also Frozen two with Chris Buck and wrote the screenplay, invited Buck to join her on stage as the duo revealed new specifics about the upcoming film, which opens in theatres on November 21st. Lee and Buck introduced two new cast members: Sterling K. Brown, who voices Lieutenant Destin Mattias, and Evan Rachel Wood, who voices Queen Iduna, Anna and Elsa’s mother. The crowd — who received an exclusive D23 Expo Frozen two poster — saw never ever-ahead of-noticed footage of the new characters and many songs.
There’s a lot of new animated material coming from Disney and Pixar, and CGMagazine is excited to see it. You can study additional about what was revealed at D23 Expo in our other two articles.