Disney had just released a new trailer for “Raya and the Last Dragon” and we get a better look at the story, characters and the dragon played by Awkwafina.
I have to say this trailer has me excited! I wasn’t too sure before, mostly because I hadn’t seen enough to form an opinion, but I’m liking it!
It’s definitely giving off the ‘Avatar’ dynamic and I’m getting hints of “Mulan” as well. Which seems like a fantastic combination!
I think my new favorite quote is now “I wish to join this fellowship of butt-kickery!”
Here’s the official write-up:
“Raya and the Last Dragon” takes us on an exciting, epic journey to the fantasy world of Kumandra, where humans and dragons lived together long ago in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned and it’s up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the legendary last dragon to restore the fractured land and its divided people. However, along her journey, she’ll learn that it’ll take more than a dragon to save the world—it’s going to take trust and teamwork as well. “Raya and the Last Dragon” features an outstanding voice cast, including Kelly Marie Tran as the voice of the intrepid warrior Raya; Awkwafina as the legendary dragon, Sisu; Gemma Chan as Raya’s nemesis, Namaari; Daniel Dae Kim as Raya’s visionary father, Benja; Sandra Oh as Namaari’s powerful mother, Virana; Benedict Wong as Tong, a formidable giant; Izaac Wang as Boun, a 10-year-old entrepreneur; Thalia Tran as the mischievous toddler Little Noi; Alan Tudyk as Tuk Tuk, Raya’s best friend and trusty steed; Lucille Soong as Dang Hu, the leader of the land of Talon; Patti Harrison as the chief of the Tail land; and Ross Butler as chief of the Spine land.”
Disney has also released the poster:
The new film will be released in theaters and under Premier Access with Disney+ on March 5th.
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Source: Walt Disney Animation
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