Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Home Movies Disney Reveals Pixar's Luca, Releasing in Summer 2021

Disney Reveals Pixar’s Luca, Releasing in Summer 2021

-

Pixar Animation Studios today announced that its next feature film release will be Luca. Directed by Academy Award nominee Enrico Casarosa (La Luna) and produced by Andrea Warren (Lava, Cars 3), Luca” is set to open in U.S. theaters June 18, 2021.

Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated feature is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: he is a sea monster from another world just below the water’s surface.

Pixar's Luca

“This is a deeply personal story for me, not only because it’s set on the Italian Riviera where I grew up, but because at the core of this film is a celebration of friendship. Childhood friendships often set the course of who we want to become and it is those bonds that are at the heart of our story in ‘Luca,'” said director Enrico Casarosa.

“So in addition to the beauty and charm of the Italian seaside, our film will feature an unforgettable summer adventure that will fundamentally change Luca.”

Next up for Pixar is Soul, opening in theaters on November 20, 2020. The film features the voices of Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Phylicia Rashad, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson a.k.a. Questlove, Angela Bassett, and Daveed Diggs.

Soul introduces Joe Gardner (Foxx) – a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before – a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth.

Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22 (Tina Fey), who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what’s great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life’s most important questions.

Soul is directed by Academy Award winner Pete Docter (Inside Out, Up), co-directed by Kemp Powers (One Night in Miami), and produced by Academy Award nominee Dana Murray, p.g.a. (Pixar short Lou).

Jon Batiste will be writing original jazz music for the film, and Oscar winners Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (The Social Network), from Nine Inch Nails, will compose an original score that will drift between the real and soul worlds.

In case you missed them, you can still watch the previously-released trailers below.

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links through which we earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase, at no cost to you. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter!

Receive all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

COMMENTS

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

LATEST NEWS

Judd Apatow Directing George Carlin Documentary for HBO

HBO Documentary Films, in association with Rise Films and Apatow Productions, are currently in production on a two-part documentary about legendary comedian...

A.P. Bio Season 3 and Saved by the Bell Trailers Debut

Following the MacGruber, Girls5eva and Rutherfold Falls updates, NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service has released new trailers for A.P. Bio Season 3 and...

The Real Trick Is to Believe in the Magic Camp Trailer

The Walt Disney Studios has released the trailer and key art for Magic Camp, which will be available on the Disney+ streaming...

New Cyberpunk 2077 Videos on Lifepaths, Weaponry and Samurai

CD PROJEKT RED has unveiled three new Cyberpunk 2077 videos, which focus on the life paths, weaponry, and music of the game....

Peacock Announces MacGruber, Girls5eva, Rutherford Falls & More

NBCUniversal's streaming service Peacock has announced new series, castings and a topical late-night block. The new series include Will Forte's MacGruber, Tina...

All Together Now Trailer Featuring Auli’i Cravalho

Netflix has revealed the trailer and key art for All Together Now, the big screen adaptation of Sorta Like a Rock Star...