Disney Animation enthusiasts, brace yourselves! Walt Disney Animation Studios has just dropped an enchanting trailer, a mesmerizing poster, and a glimpse of the magical world of “Wish.” Scheduled to grace cinemas on Boxing Day, 2023, this epic musical comedy promises a captivating journey into the whimsical kingdom of Rosas.
Dazzling Voice Cast Unveiled
The excitement doesn’t end with the trailer; the complete voice cast for “Wish” has been revealed. Joining previously announced stars Ariana DeBose, Chris Pine, and Alan Tudyk are Angelique Cabral as Queen Amaya, Victor Garber as Asha’s patient grandfather Sabino, and Natasha Rothwell as Asha’s supportive mom, Sakina.
The ensemble cast further includes Jennifer Kumiyama as Dahlia, Evan Peters as the big-hearted Simon, Harvey Guillén as Gabo, Ramy Youseff as Safi, Niko Vargas as the cheerful Hal, Della Saba as the surprising Bazeema, and Jon Rudnitsky as the wiggly-eared Dario. Together, they bring to life a vibrant array of characters in Asha’s world.
About “Wish”: A Cosmic Adventure
Set in the enchanting kingdom of Rosas, “Wish” follows the journey of Asha, a quick-witted idealist whose powerful wish summons a cosmic force named Star. The narrative unfolds as Asha and Star confront their formidable adversary, King Magnifico, the ruler of Rosas. Academy Award-winning actor Ariana DeBose voices Asha, with Chris Pine portraying the formidable king and Alan Tudyk lending his voice to Asha’s lovable pet goat, Valentino.
Directed by Oscar-winning Chris Buck (“Frozen,” “Frozen 2”) and Fawn Veerasunthorn (“Raya and the Last Dragon”), “Wish” promises a heartwarming tale of courage, magic, and the boundless possibilities that unfold when a human’s will connects with the magic of the stars.
Musical Magic and Stellar Creatives
The film boasts original songs crafted by Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Julia Michaels and Grammy-winning producer/songwriter/musician Benjamin Rice. The score, composed by Dave Metzger, adds a melodic layer to this enchanting tale. Produced by Peter Del Vecho (“Frozen,” “Frozen 2”) and Juan Pablo Reyes Lancaster Jones (“Encanto”) and executive produced by Jennifer Lee (“Frozen,” “Frozen 2”), “Wish” promises to be a cinematic experience that transcends the ordinary.
As the anticipation builds, mark your calendars for the advance screenings on December 15, 16, and 17, leading up to the grand opening on Boxing Day, 2023. Get ready to embark on a magical journey where the dreams of one courageous human align with the celestial wonders of the stars. “Wish” is set to cast its spell on audiences, making it a must-watch for families and Disney aficionados alike.