Pixar has announced the name and some details of their next original feature film called Onward.
According to the company the film is, Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney•Pixar’s Onward introduces two teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
The film’s cast will include Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Tom Holland (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) and Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water).
Onward is being directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae, both of which worked on Pixar’s Monsters University back in 2013.
Here’s what the filmmakers said about the voice cast:
- “Chris brings equal parts huge heart and fantastic humour to his character,” said Rae.
- “Tom has an infectious charm and sincerity that makes you root for him in every character he plays,” said Scanlon.
- “There is no one funnier than Julia,” said Scanlon, “but she also brings a warmth and loving side to her character.”
- “Octavia can do it all,” said Rae. “We’re especially excited about the depth as well as humour that she brings to her character.”
Onward is set to hit theatres on March 6th, 2020.