Earlier today at D23 Expo 2019, Pete Docter took the stage to announce the newest animated feature film from Pixar Animation Studios, Soul. They also revealed a new poster and offered some more details for Onward.
What We Know:
- Soul imagines that every person on earth comes installed with a soul that was formed and perfected in a cosmic realm.
- Jamie Foxx leads an all-star voice cast as middle school teacher, Joe Gardner. Tina Fey joins as a new soul nicknamed “22,” who loathes humans so much she’s avoided Earth altogether.
- Questlove, Daveed Diggs, and Phylicia Rashad also lend their voices to the cast.
- Like Coco before it, Soul is largely driven by music. Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, and Jon Baptiste are all working on the film, creating original jazz pieces with Ross and Reznor composing a score that works in both realms.
- Pete Docter (Inside Out, Up) is directing, with Ken Powers co-directing.
- Soul is arriving in theaters June 19th, 2020
New images were also released at the event for Pixar’s Onward
What we know:
- Onward follows the story of two brothers (Chris Pratt, Tom Holland) who reside in a suburban fantasy world where they embark on a quest to meet their late father.
- Julia Louis Dreyfuss gives voice to the mother of the two brothers with Octavia Spencer playing a magical character the two boys meet on their quest.
- Written and directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae. The two previously worked together on Monsters University.
- Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna are composing the score, the two previously worked on The Good Dinosaur.
- Onward opens March 6th, 2020