In the first day of this month, Dwayne The Rock Johnsonvoice provider of Maui in cartoons “Whine”broke the news that a live-action version of the 2016 Disney film is in the works.
The demigod voice actor announced the news in an adorable video with his two daughters while visiting the beach.
Filming for ‘Moana’ will begin in October
Just a few weeks after Johnson broke the news, report is currently confirming filming is expected to begin around October and will shoot at various locations including Hawaii and Georgia.
Johnson has been confirmed to produce the film under his Seven Bucks Productions track with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia. Additionally, Beau Flynn, who wrote the script for the original animated film, will return to write the remake alongside Dana Ledoux. At this time, no directors have been named.
Auli’i Cravalhowho voiced Moana in the 2016 original film, will executive produce with Scott Sheldon of Flynn Picture Co.
At the time of publication, the upcoming live-action “Moana” film still does not have a specific release date, but the 2016 version is currently streaming on Disney+.
Dwayne Johnson Announces Live Action Movie ‘Moana’
The former WWE star appeared in an adorable video as he stood on the beach, looking like a “Whine” Johnson began by saying, “This story is my culture, and this story is a symbol of the compassion and warrior strength of our people,” Johnson said. “I am proud to wear this culture on my skin and in my soul, and this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reunite with Maui, inspired by the strength and spirit of my late grandfather. my, Supreme Leader Peter Maivia, is a very meaningful opportunity. profound for me.
Johnson then caught everyone’s attention when he said, “We’re thrilled and excited to announce that a live-action remake of ‘Moana’ is in the works.”
Johnson goes on to list many beloved characters who will back in my live-action projectincluding Moana, Gramma Tala, Pua the Pig, etc. The actor concluded by saying, “And one more thing, what’s that guy’s name? Oh, your really, Hei-Hei chicken, joke! Hei-Hei will participate, but Maui will also participate.”
Although Johnson did not Actually Confirming whether he will play Maui in the upcoming film, his girls have given him Maui’s iconic hook in the commercial, suggesting it’s likely.
See more of ‘Moana’ (2016)
The Disney Original Animation film, “Moana,” was released in 2016. The synopsis reads:
Three thousand years ago, the world’s greatest sailors made their journey across the vast Pacific Ocean, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their journey comes to a halt, and no one knows why… Moana by Walt Disney Animation Studios is about an adventurous teenager, with the help of the demigod Maui (played by the demigod). Dwayne Johnson) goes on a daring quest to prove herself a master guide and save her people.
It stars Auli’i Cravalho (Moana), Dwayne Johnson (Maui), Rachel House (Gramma Tala), Temuera Morrison (Chief Tui), Jemaine Clement (Tamatoa), Nicole Scherzinger (Sina) and others. The film is currently streaming on Disney’s streaming service, Disney+.