The highly-anticipated new Pixar movie with Canadian roots is finally coming to a screen near you! Disney has announced that Turning Red will premiere directly on Disney+ this March.
Not only does the animated film take place in Toronto, but it is also directed by the Academy Award-winning director and Seneca College grad Domee Shi and is voiced by several Canadian actors, including Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Sandra Oh, and Sasha Roiz.
If you’re unfamiliar with the film’s premise, it follows a 13-year-old student named Mei Lee who has a unique ability to turn into a giant red panda bear when she gets too excited. Talk about a conundrum!
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Besides the unique plot, it also features cinematic shots of the city’s neighbourhoods, with landmarks like Chinatown and the CN Tower clearly visible.
As for other reasons to get excited about Turning Red, you’ll also be able to hear tunes from singer and songwriter Billie Eilish and Finneas.
If you’re eager to watch you’ll have to wait for the film’s release on March 11th, 2022. Until then you can watch the trailer above to get an idea of just what to expect from this new and super cute film.