Disney’s Moana gets synopsis and new release date


When we’d last heard about Disney’s next animated (possibly princess) film, Moana, it was working in the same style as their gorgeous Paperman short and was debuting in 2018. Looks like production has sped up over the last few months as now we have all sorts of new details and an even closer release date. 

Directed by John Musker and Ron Clement (Aladdin, The Little Mermaid), here’s the synopsis: 

In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore.

AHHHHHH this sounds awesome! Moana is expected to hit November 23th, 2016 but I wish it were SOONER. Check out that concept art! Although it’s most likely not in the Paperman style (it’s confirmed as CG and nothing more yet) anymore, I’m sure it’ll still be freaking gorgeous. 

[via MTV]