Disney Animation Studios Announces New Film “Moana” – Out Late 2016

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Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans today for Moana, a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible missionto fulfill her ancestors’ quest. In theaters in late 2016, the film is directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (“The Little Mermaid,” “The Princess and the Frog,” “Aladdin).

John and I have partnered on so many filmsfrom The Little Mermaid to Aladdin to The Princess and the Frog, said Clements. Creating Moana is one of the great thrills of our career. Its a big adventure set in this beautiful world of Oceania.”

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

Moana is indomitable, passionate and a dreamer with a unique connection to the ocean itself, Musker said.She’s the kind of character we all root for, and we can’t wait to introduce her to audiences.

Are you excited forMoana? Make sure to keep it here on CS4U for all the latest news on the film!

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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