Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Cast Hawaiian Newcomer in “Moana”

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  My daughter and I have seen previews for the new Disney Animation Studios' movie "Moana" had loved what we saw!  I loved how funny the demi-god Maui is and the animation is gorgeous.  I mean it is set in the Pacific Islands so I guess it would be breathtaking scenery.  It is always fun to hear the backstory of the characters and the actors who play them.  Come meet Hawaiian newcomer Auli'i Cravalho! Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana” has found her voice following a worldwide search to cast the film’s title character. Native Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho, 14, joins Dwayne Johnson in the big-screen adventure about a spirited and fearless teenager named Moana (voice of Cravalho) who, with help from demi-god Maui (voice of Johnson), sets out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder. While hundreds of talented people from across the Pacific Islands were … [Read more...]