D23: Disney Animation Reveals Raya and the Last Dragon
Straight from Hall D23 at D23 Expo 2019, Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed their next feature film with Raya and the Last Dragon, a new film inspired b\y the culture of Southeast Asia and regions including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Laos.
Directed by Paul Briggs & Dean Wellins and written by Crazy Rich Asians screenwriter Adele Lim, the film stars Cassie Steele as the voice of Raya with Awkwafina voicing the dragon Sisu. Check out a concept image for the film below!
EW reports the film takes place in a land called Kumandra where “five distinct clans form the Land of the Dragon, but dragons are long gone and Kumandra has been invaded by a dark sinister force. Raya is a lone warrior on a quest to save her world, determined to find the last draogn who she believes has the power to save Kumandra.”
Raya and The Last Dragon will be released in theaters on November 26, 2020.