If you love the ocean, then you will love Moana and how she sets sail from Oceania in the South Pacific. In the latest international trailer for Moana, you can see her joyfully playing on the beach. Her joy at picking seashells brings her to the ocean, far away from where she intended. Being a young, curious girl, she continues walking, with the ocean parting and revealing to her even more exciting sea creatures.
Soon enough, the ocean shows its fondness for her when a wave ?literally caresses the little girl?s hair and ties it up. It shows Moana?s bond with the ocean and how her life will evolve from there.
Moana is an American animated musical adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. The film features Auli?i Cravalho as the voice of Moana, as well as Dwayne Johnson as the voice of Maui. The synopsis of the film says ?In ancient Oceania in the South Pacific, the young Moana is a born navigator who sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her journey, she teams up with her hero and legendary demi-god Maui.?
Aside from Cravalho as Princess Moana Waialiki and Johnson as Maui, the cast of Moana include also includes ?Hamilton? alum Phillipa Soo as one of the villagers, as well as Alan Tudyk. As early as March 2014, the film was already spotted on Disney?s lineup, but at the time, it didn?t have a title yet. On October the same year, Disney announced the film, saying their target release would be in the later part of 2016. On November 2014, Disney announced that Moana will be released on the 23rd of November 2016. This year, on June 16, Disney?s YouTube channel released Moana?s official trailer.
Did you know that Fifth Harmony?s Dinah Jane Hansen auditioned as the voice of Moana? Unfortunately, she didn?t get it and went instead to 14-year old high school student ?Auli?i Cravalho.
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