polynesian princess

  • Casting Moana – Disney finds its first Polynesian Princess

    Good news Disney Animation fans, the studio’s first animated Polynesian Princess, “Moana,” has found her voice. Following a worldwide search to cast the film’s title character, native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho, 14, will join Dwayne Johnson in the big-screen adventure about a spirited and fearless teenager named Moana (voice of…

  • Moana Concept art and music previewed at D23 EXPO

    “Moana” introduces a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. She meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage. Today at D23 Expo renowned directors John Musker and Ron Clements…

  • Disney Fan Artist ponders Moana

    Disney’s first Polynesian Princess Moana is already inspiring fan art from around around the globe. Of course, we only have concept art to inspire us at the moment. Enter artist Nyko from Tahiti. Tahiti, of course, is part of French Polynesia, which gives Nyko some “street cred” when it comes…

  • Moana – officially announced by Disney animation
    Moana – officially announced by Disney animation

    Moana will be the 57th animated film from the Mouse House and the second film of 2016 from Disney Animation! The comedy adventure will take place in the South Pacific about 2000 years ago and follows the adventures of Disney’s first Polynesian Princess — Moana. A tale of mythic proportions…

  • Moana – Disney’s New Polynesian Princess
    Moana – Disney’s New Polynesian Princess

    Lost in the success of Elsa & Anna’s “Frozen,” was the announcement of a new Disney heroine who hails from much warmer climates – the polynesian isles to be exact. “Moana” is a computer animated comedy coming from Walt Disney Animation in 2018. Moana will follow a polynesian princess named…

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