After debuting Soul on Disney+ this previous December, Disney and Pixar are looking forward to their subsequent joint journey, which is ready to reach in theaters this summer season. The brand new movie is named Luca, and it takes place alongside the attractive Italian Riviera. Whereas the small print concerning Luca are fairly scarce, Pixar is lastly starting the lengthy commercial rollout main as much as its launch. On Wednesday morning, the studio unveiled the primary poster for Luca, promising the arrival of the primary trailer on Thursday.
“Disney and Pixar’s latest journey makes a splash this summer season,” reads the tweet from Pixar’s account. “Meet Luca tomorrow within the brand-new trailer.” You possibly can check out the poster under.
— Pixar (@Pixar) February 24, 2021
Luca tells the story of a younger boy and his good friend who seem fully human and regular once they’re out of the water, however they’re actually mysterious sea creatures. Their lives start to alter once they befriend a younger lady on the floor. In line with director Enrico Casarosa, Luca will mix parts of his life rising up in Genoa with The Little Mermaid and the works of legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki.
“I used to be born in Genoa, and my summers have been spent on seashores,” Casarosa instructed Empire earlier this 12 months. “I met my finest good friend once I was 11. I used to be actually shy and I discovered this troublemaker of a child who had a totally completely different life. I wished to make a film about these sorts of friendships that allow you to develop up.”
“It is a deeply private story for me, not solely as a result of it’s set on the Italian Riviera the place I grew up, however as a result of on the core of this movie is a celebration of friendship. Childhood friendships usually set the course of who we need to develop into and it’s these bonds which are on the coronary heart of our story in Luca,” Casarosa stated in an announcement when the movie was first introduced final 12 months. “So along with the sweetness and attraction of the Italian seaside, our movie will function an unforgettable summer season journey that can basically change Luca.”
The trailer for Luca on Thursday will seemingly ship the primary casting info for the movie, so be looking out to see who is ready to star in Pixar’s newest.
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Disney and Pixar’s Luca is at present set to hit theaters on June 18th.