Ariana Debus will star in ‘Wish’, a new Disney animated movie

This content was published on Sep 10, 2022 – 02:48

Anaheim (USA), September 9 (EFE). – Spanish actress Ariana Debus will star in “Wish,” a new Disney animated movie that was shown on Friday at the D23 Expo conference held in Anaheim (California, United States).

Thus, DeBose plays the role of Asha, a 17-year-old heroine who will be able to realize dreams thanks to her intelligence and special ability to attract cosmic energy.

Although in this mission he will have to face an unnamed villain, but has been defined by Disney as “one of the most evil in history”.

The film, written by Jennifer Lee and directed by Chris Buck and Vaughn Verachthorne, has the peculiarity of featuring the “West Side Story” star translating a song from the film’s soundtrack.

In fact, DeBose herself appeared on stage during the afternoon session of the first day of D23 Expo and sang the song in question, “More of Us” live, causing the audience to shake with emotion.

For her part, Julia Michaels, the American composer known for the songs “Aces” or “Lose You to Love Me”, will write other songs for this animated film with musical notes aimed at children and “those who fight for their dreams”. According to Buck.

“There is no greater force in the universe than a person who truly wants something with all his heart,” the director said minutes ago during the screening of the film.

The movie “Wish”, whose release date has not yet been set, was produced by Disney Animation Studios in 3D format, but the style of its characters has been reimagined with watercolor strokes.

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With this new role, DeBose is showing that she is one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood right now, after winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in the latest edition of these awards thanks to her performance as Anita in the musical “West Side”. Story directed by Steven Spielberg.

In addition, it was recently announced that the psychological thriller “House of Spoils” (Amazon Primve Video and Blumhouse Television) will start in the fall, and the adventure movie “Kraven the Hunter” (Sony Pumes) will be released on January 13 and the action movie will be released later.” Argylle” or the science fiction movie “ISS,” among others.

The D23 Conference is a biannual event organized by the Disney group where more than 65,000 people will gather through Sunday to be the first to know what’s new from Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars or Disney Animation for the upcoming school year. EFE

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