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Get ready to immerse yourself in the magical world of Disney’s new highly anticipated movie, Wish! Whether you’re a Disney fan or simply looking for your next cinematic adventure, the Disney Wish movie is sure to enchant and captivate audiences of all ages. In our guide, we will delve into the enchanting plot, introduce you to the talented cast, and reveal the long-awaited release date.

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What is Wish?

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 62nd animated film, Wish, is a delightful fusion of the classic watercolor style that inspired Walt Disney himself and the modern magic of 3D computer-generated animation. This movie is a heartfelt tribute to Disney’s rich 100-year legacy of creativity and innovation.

In Wish, you’ll experience the charm of traditional watercolor illustrations seamlessly blended with the vibrant world of contemporary 3D animation. It’s like stepping into a storybook brought to life! Walt Disney Studios has masterfully captured the essence of the original watercolor artworks that fueled Walt Disney’s imagination.

Let’s dive into the plot details provided by Disney:

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Wish” is an animated musical-comedy welcoming audiences to the magical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force—a little ball of boundless energy called Star. Together, Asha and Star confront a most formidable foe—the ruler of Rosas, King Magnifico—to save her community and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen.

King Magnifico from disney wish movie, voiced by Chris Pine.

Who’s in the cast?

Starring in the leading role, Ariana DeBose lends her talented voice to the idealistic young woman named Asha. Alongside her, Chris Pine takes on the regal role of King Magnifico. Adding a delightful touch of humor to the tale is Alan Tudyk, who voices the cheeky little goat Valentino, leaving audiences in stitches with his witty one-liners and comedic timing.

Who is the director of the Wish movie?

The movie is directed by Academy Award® winner Chris Buck, known for directing Disney classics like Tarzan (1999), Frozen (2013), and Frozen 2 (2020), in collaboration with Fawn Veerasunthorn on her directorial debut, known for working on Moana (2016), Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), and Zootopia (2016).

When is the release date?

The movie will be released November 22nd 2023, the day before Thanksgiving in the US.

Watch the trailer

On September 27th 2023, Walt Disney Animation Studios shared the first Official trailer. Watch it below:

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