Disney+will revisit the Walt Disney Animation Studios library for all-new exhibits impressed by a number of the storied animation studios’ beloved movies, together with Huge Hero 6 and The Princess and the Frog. Introduced throughout the principally streaming-focused Disney Investor Day 2020, WDAS will deliver to life the brand new sequence Baymax!, the studios’ first-ever animated sequence, Tiana, the primary Disney Princess sequence from WDAS, and Moana, The Collection, a long-form musical sequence persevering with the high-seas journey began within the 2016 blockbuster function movie.
Disney additionally introduced the subsequent function movie from WDAS, the Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina-starring Raya and the Final Dragon, will debut on Disney+ on the identical day it releases in theaters by way of the Premier Entry model began with the live-action Mulan.
Highlighted throughout Thursday’s presentation was the subsequent WDAS function, Encanto, from administrators Byron Howard (Tangled) and Jared Bush (Zootopia). That includes songs from Emmy, GRAMMY and Tony Award-winning artist Lin-Manuel Miranda, Encanto is slated to open in theaters in November 2021.
Baymax, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ first-ever animated sequence, takes place within the fantastical metropolis of San Fransokyo and options fan favourite healthcare bot, Baymax. Created by Don Corridor, the Oscar®-winning director of “Big Hero 6,” Baymax premieres on Disney+ in early 2022.
Iwájú is an all-new unique sequence coming to Disney+ in 2022. The sequence is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pan-African comedian guide leisure firm Kugali and its founders Tolu Olowofoyeku, Ziki Nelson and Hamid Ibrahim.
Iwájú, which roughly interprets to “The Future” within the Yoruba language, is steeped in science fiction. The long-form sequence is ready in Lagos, Nigeria, exploring deep themes of sophistication, innocence and difficult the established order. Says director Ziki Nelson, “This show will combine Disney’s magic and animation expertise with Kugali’s fire and storytelling authenticity. Iwájú represents a personal childhood dream of mine to tell my story and that of my people.”
Moana, The Collection
Moana, The Collection, coming to Disney+ in 2023, is a brand new long-form musical sequence that follows spirited voyager Moana as she ventures far past the reef. The studio is as soon as once more connecting with storytellers from the Pacific Islands to assist inform the tales of wayfinding and different traditions dropped at life for generations by oral storytelling.
Tiana, coming to Disney+ in 2023, is a long-form musical-comedy sequence that includes the extraordinary entrepreneur who’s now princess of the dominion Maldonia. The all-new adventures discover each Maldonia and Tiana’s beloved hometown, New Orleans. Tiana is the primary princess to have her personal Walt Disney Animation Studios sequence.
Zootopia+ heads again to the fast-paced mammal metropolis of Zootopia in a short-form sequence directed by Trent Correy and Josie Trinidad. Zootopia+ dives deeper into the lives of a number of the function movie’s most intriguing characters, together with Fru Fru, the newly married arctic shrew; Gazelle’s proficient tiger dancers; and the sloth filled with surprises, Flash. The short-form sequence debuts on Disney+ in Spring 2022.