Disney princesses are all over the place in the meanwhile; whether or not they’re re-imagined as Kardashian sisters or being given a no make-up make-under (not forgetting these six princesses who’re truly badass feminists), there’s no escaping these Disney divas. However now, there’s a brand new woman on the town, and he or she would possibly simply be our favorite but.
Dwayne Johnson (who voices Maui) has now shared the poster for the upcoming movie, and acknowledged that each #MoanaMonday (we see what he did there…) he could be revealing ‘amazingly cool looks at the film, taking you deeper into how it was made, and what you can expect from our story and characters. And most importantly, THE MUSIC’. Can’t wait!
Meet Moana Waialiki, the model new Polynesian Disney princess who is ready to hitch Cinderella and co. on November 23rd 2016. Revealed on the D23 Expo at Disneyland again in 2015, Disney have lastly given us our first glimpse of the realest Disney princess to date – watch the trailer now!
Moana loves the ocean, and is the daughter of the chief in an extended line of seafarers. We all know she’ll additionally embark on a mission to discover a legendary island. Moana will come throughout demigod Maui on her travels, voiced by none apart from Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – do you know he is truly Polynesian aristocracy, being a descendant of Samoan chiefs himself?!
We already love Moana’s unbiased spirit and assured character, however much more than that, we love that Moana appears to have a wholesome physique form. We’re nonetheless a bit cautious of these eyes (do you know that Disney princesses have peepers greater than their waists?), however Moana’s physique is extra in keeping with a typical Polynesian physique, the place a wholesome weight is seen as stunning.
The princesses have been criticised up to now for his or her unrealistic physique shapes, so it’s superb to see Disney being attentive to what an actual princess appears to be like like – we’re not solely there but, however each little helps, proper?
On prime of that, Disney have solid a Hawaiian native, and 14-year-old newcomer Auli’i Cravalho, to voice the position of Moana after auditioning lots of of women from throughout the Pacific Islands.
In truth, she was the final woman to audition, on the final day of casting. Disney, you simply get higher and higher.
Disney has additionally been making an actual effort to extend range of their princess films, permitting a complete new group of Disney followers to think about themselves discovering their fairytale ending similar to their favorite princesses. Moana joins Arabian Jasmine, Chinese language warrior Mulan, Disney’s first ever black princess Tiana and native American Pocahontas.
Courageous’s Princess Merida was additionally an enormous hit, along with her broad Scottish accent and fiery independence (marry a prince? Merida says no thanks…). An English rose nonetheless makes an ideal princess, however so do that new era of assured characters from the world over.
Disney, we’re liking this new course! Which princess would you wish to see subsequent? Tell us beneath…