The trailer to Wish, a Walt Disney Animation Studios feature, has been released. The picture, according to director Fawn Veerasunthorn, is inspired by Disney animated classics from the past.
The trailer introduces us to 17-year-old Asha (Ariana DeBose), her pet goat Valentino (Alan Tudyk), King Magnifico (Chris Pine), and Star, a celestial ball of energy that is called down from the sky via Asha’s wish. A snippet of “This Wish,” performed by DeBose, is featured in the trailer. It’s one of several new songs penned by Julia Michaels and Benjamin Rice.
Wish takes place in Rosas, a magical land off the Iberian Peninsula. “Our heroine, Asha, lives in Rosas, known as the kingdom of wishes,” said co-director Chris Buck. “People come from everywhere to give their wishes to a magical king who promises to grant their deepest desires – someday. Only he can decide which will come true and when.”
“We have been inspired by so many iconic films over Disney Animation’s 100 years, especially stories where we explore the power of someone with a wish, combined with the conviction to make that wish come true,” said director Fawn Veerasunthorn. “Being able to honor that legacy with this incredible story and these amazing characters has been a joy for our entire team.”
Check out the Wish trailer and tell us what you think! Wish hits theaters November 22.
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