Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 56th Disney animated feature film. The film introduces Auli’i Cravalho as Moana, and tells the story of an adventurous teenager who, with the help of the demigod Maui, sets out to find a fabled island.
The film was co-directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, and features songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Mancina and Opetaia Foa’i. Moana was released theatrically in the United States on November 23, 2016..
Here are some secrets about Moana:
1. The film’s title was almost changed.
2. Moana is Disney’s first Polynesian Princess.
3. Maui was almost a villain in the film.
4. Moana was almost a completely different character.
5. The film contains Easter eggs to other Disney films.
6. The film’s directors are behind some of your favourite Disney films.
7. Auli’i Cravalho, the voice of Moana, wasn’t originally cast in the role.
8. Dwayne Johnson recorded all his songs for the film in one day.
9. There are hidden messages in the film’s lyrics.
10. The film’s animators studied the cultures of the Pacific Islands to make the film as accurate as possible.