The Walt Disney Animation Studio has a knack for telling a great story that people of all ages can enjoy. The Disney Princess movies such as the “Frozen”, “The Princess and the Frog”, and “Pocahontas” have been very popular amongst children and adults alike. This November, Disney will be adding a new princess to their list. The upcoming Disney film, “Moana”, will introduce Disney’s first Polynesian Princess.
The film will follow the life of 16-year-old Moana as she sets out on an ancient quest. Moana is determined to save her people and become a master Wayfinder. While on her journey, Moana meets, Maui, a demigod who guides on her quest for her ancestors. The film is directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. The directing duo has also directed Disney classics such as “Aladdin” and the “Little Mermaid”. Dwayne Johnson and newcomer, Auli’I Cravalho, have been cast to voice the main characters of the film. Jermaine Clement, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk have also been cast to lend their voices. According to Director, John Musker,
“Our assembled voice cast for this film is beyond our wildest dreams. We are so fortunate to have this group of talented actors, many from Oceania, breathing life into their characters.”
Director, Ron Clements added,
“We are so thankful to have found such extraordinary people who not only capture the voices of these characters, they elevate them in every way.”