Turning Red: Everything We Know So Far About the New Disney Pixar Movie
The hangover of Pixar’s previous hit “Luca” is not over yet, and the studio is coming with its new exciting project, ‘Turning Red’.
Turning Red is a forthcoming American anime comedy that is coming in March. Pixer studios had collaborated with Disney Walt pictures to produce the film. Directed by Domee Shi, the series spins around a thirteen-year-old intelligent girl named Meilin “Mei” Lee. Everything was going smooth until her supernatural transformation. The adventures journey of Mei commenced when she transformed into a Red panda.
Shi and Julia Cho have given the screenplay for the film. The upcoming movie is the first film exclusively directed by women. You must know Domee Shi for her oscar-winning movie, Bow
Like Bow, this movie is also a family-oriented movie that you can enjoy with your children.
Pixer is known for producing Iconic movies for children and does not fail to impress the viewers with a great storyline, attention-grabbing animation effects, VFX, and killer soundtrack.
Despite several hurdles like the Covid-19 pandemic and involvement of the studio in another project, Pixer has kept its promise of releasing the film in March.
As the release date is approaching, several updates about the upcoming are out. We are here to give you all the updates like release date, trailer, cast plot, and more of Turning Red.
Without wasting another minute, let us delve into details.
Turning Red Release Date
Well, Pixar has announced the official release date for Turning Red. The movie will premiere on March 11, 2022, without any delay. Disney planned the theatrical release after the release of Lucan on the OTT platform.
Surely, that was a piece of amazing news for the fans of Pixar, as Disney + is not available in every country.
However, due to the increasing cases of Covid-19, Pixer has announced on January 7 that the movie will premiere on Disney + just like Luca.
It is relief that Pixar has announced the theatrical release of the movie for the countries in which Disney+ is not available so far.
So folks, grab some popcorn and be ready to spend some quality time with your child on March 11, 2022.
Turning Red Cast
Well, an extremely talented voice cast is a part of the upcoming film. Sadly, the trailer of the film, which premiered in November, shows only the two main characters of the film. That does not mean that there will be only those characters will be on the upcoming film. Pixer has revealed the list of characters, along with the respective voice casting.
- Rosalie Chiang will give voice to the protagonist of the series Mei Lee.
- The character of Mei’s mother, Ming Lee, will be voiced by Sandra Oh
- Ava Morse will voice Mei’s friend with braces.
- Maitreyi Ramakrishnan will voice another friend of Mei named Priya
- Hyein Park will voice another friend of Mia named Abby
- Orion Lee will voice Jin Lee, father of Mie
- Wai Ching Ho will voice Mei’s grandmother.
- Tristan Allerick Chen will voice Tyler,
- Addie Chandler will voice Devon, Mei’s secret crush.
Josh Levi, Jordan Fisher, Topher Ngo, Grayson Villanueva, and Finneas O’Connell will voice all the members of the 4*Town boy band. In addition to the above, Lori Tan Chinn, Mia Tagano James Hong, Lillian Lim, Sherry Cola, Sasha Roiz, and Lily Sanfelippo are also part of the film. However, the studio has not revealed the role of the characters.
Turning Red Plot
Turning Red is a story of a thirteen-year-old child Meilin “Mei” Lee who is an outstanding student and very ambitious. She is very cool and excels in everything she does. As the girl was growing, she was expecting her appearance to change.
However, to her shock, she transformed but not like another regular girl. She was converted into Red Panda with magic and superpowers.
While Mei was extremely startled by her transformation, her parents seemed completely normal with the change. Mei found out that her family has some mystical connection with the Red pandas.
Mei realized that she only transformed into Panda when she was having high emotions. So, she has to control her emotions to stop her transformation.
Well, it seemed challenging due to the stress of her school and her nasty mom’s tactics.
But, gradually, she will start linking her new appearance and the kind of power she was experiencing. She will begin to learn new things and will ultimately be able to control her emotions.
Well, children, Are you excited to go on a mystical journey with Mie?
Turning Red Trailer
The musical and fun trailer of Turning Red premiered on Nov 17, 2021, giving you a sneak peek of the upcoming movie. If you have not watched it yet, you can enjoy it here.