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Chris Pine Joins Disney’s ‘Wish’ In Pivotal Role

Chris Pine has joined Disney’s next animated film Wish. The news comes courtesy of industry insider Big Screen Leaks via One Take News.

Pine joins the previously announced Ariana DeBose and Alan Tudyk in what BSL calls a pivotal role. While unconfirmed, considering that the film is a musical, Pine is expected to sing as well.

Announced at D23 last year, the film will reportedly revolve around the wish and the power wishes have had across all of Disney’s animated films. From Pinocchio to Aladdin and beyond, the animation style will also reportedly be a blend of 2D and 3D.

The official synopsis is as follows:

HOW DID THE WISHING STAR, UPON WHICH SO MANY CHARACTERS WISHED, COME TO BE? — Walt Disney Animation Studios’ original fairytale adventure “Wish” is an all-new story is set in the magical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha (DeBose), an optimist with a sharp wit and a deep caring for her community, turns to the sky in a moment of need, and makes a wish. Asha’s plea is answered by a cosmic force, a little ball of boundless energy, Star. Together, they will face the most formidable of foes to save her community and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars – wondrous things can happen.

Academy Award winner Jennifer Lee wrote the film, while singer/songwriter Julia Michaels will provide original music for it.

The film hits theaters this fall.

SOURCE: One Take News

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