‘Encanto 2021’ is an upcoming American computer-animated musical fantasy film directed by Byron Howard and Jared Bush, co-directed by Charise Castro Smith and written by Bush and Castro Smith with songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Animation Studios to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the 60th film produced by the studio.
Encanto (and Raya) represent a return to original stories and away from the recent run of sequels the animation studio released.
But what can we expect from ‘Encanto (2021)’? Here’s everything you need to know so far about ‘Encanto’.
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- Stephanie Beatriz as Mirabel Madrigal
‘Encanto 2021’ Plot
Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto.
The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to heal—every child except one, Mirabel.
But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family’s last hope.
‘Encanto’ Release date
Encanto is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on November 24, 2021.
Disney also confirmed that Encanto will hit theaters in November; it will not debut on Disney+, like Mulan (2020) and Soul (2020).
Disney’s film lineup hit a road bump when movie theaters were closed down due to the pandemic. However, even without the pandemic, the studio had a long lineup of live-action remakes of its animated classics like :
Meanwhile, Disney’s last original animated feature was Moana in 2016, followed by the Wreck-It Ralph and Frozen sequels.
Due to filming restrictions, Disney seems to be smartly pivoting to animated projects, like Raya and the Last Dragon and now Encanto.
‘Encanto 2021’ Trailer
Here is the first look teaser of ‘Encanto’. If you haven’t watch it yet so, you can watch it here:
So, how was the teaser? Did you like it? Do, share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.
Disney has been making a commendable effort to bring more diversity to their films. In its Pixar division, Coco took place in Mexico, and its upcoming film Soul focuses on a black protagonist and jazz which originated in America in African-American communities.
Disney animated films have also been striving for diversity in the past decade. Princess and the Frog starred Disney’s first black princess and featured Haitian culture. Moana featured a Polynesian protagonist. However, Encanto will be the first Latinx Disney animated film, which has been long overdue.
‘Encanto’ is finally coming out in 2021 on November 24, 2021. So, these are the major information about the film. Are you waiting for this movie? Are you excited to watch it? Let us know in the comments section given at the end of this post.