Among the plethora of series Marvel and Star Wars announced on the streaming platform Disney+, disney will try to position some projects revolving around his original creations. During the Disney Investor Day from the end of 2020, the leaders of the firm with big ears sent a large package of film and serial announcements. Among them, series drawn from New Heroes and some Princess and the Frog, respectively called Baymax! and Tiana as well as series fleshing out the universe of two of the studio’s latest big hits, namely Zootopia (Byron Howard, Rich Moore) and Moana: The Legend of the End of the World (Ron Clements, John Musker).
Since this announcement, no information has come to fill the basket of the series. It is the media of disinsider which comes to reveal new news about the series Moana. The newspaper reports that the filmmaker David D.Derrick will perform the show around Moana and Maui.
“Derrick first joined Disney Animation to work on Moana in 2016, which deepened his connection to his family’s Samoan roots”
“Working on Moana has been a personal and professional gift. The film Moana captured and shared the spirit of Polynesia with the world. I am honored to continue her story to celebrate the rich and beautiful cultures of the Pacific Islands. » ~ David D.Derrick Jr.
For the moment, nothing says if the dubbing actors of the first film will return for the series. (Auli’i Cravalho; Dwayne Johnson; Temua Morrison). The release date is currently set for the year 2024. Regarding David D.Derrick, he has already worked on animated films like Bee Movie, Dragons, Megamind but also as a storyboard artist for films Encanto and Raya and the Last Dragon.