On July 8 yesterday, Disney shocked the virtual world by releasing the latest trailer for their film, Encanto. Set in a rural area in Colombia, this film manages to grab attention with its colorful visuals that are eye-catching and stunning.
Success is being talked about, here are five facts about Encanto’s latest film for those of you who are really looking forward to this Disney film. Check out the facts below, yes.
Talking about a family with special powers
Encanto tells the story of Madrigal and her family who live in a hidden magical house hidden in the mountains of Colombia, to be precise in Encanto. The city is colorful and very mesmerizing.
The magic that exists in Encanto makes each member of their family have special powers such as superpowers, growing plants quickly, and healing abilities. Unfortunately, not everyone has special abilities because Mirabel doesn’t have one.
At first Mirabel didn’t really care until one day, Encanto’s magic began to be threatened and the family’s last hope was in the hands of Mirabel who actually did not have special abilities.
The 60th Disney animated film
After decades of faithfully producing the best animated films, this year Disney finally reached their 60th animated film through Encanto. This film will also be the third animated film released by this giant studio in 2021 after Raya and the Last Dragon and Luca.
Research all the way to Colombia
Thick with a Colombian feel, the director duo Byron Howard and Jared Bush along with co-directors Charise Castro Smith and producers Clark Spencer and Yvett Merino did some research there and consulted with experts to develop the Encanto story to suit the local culture. Their efforts do not seem in vain because from the trailer alone, it can be seen that the visuals are very descriptive. Wow, getting impatient, huh.
The song is sung by a Grammy winner
In addition to being spoiled by beautiful visuals, from the trailer we can also listen to one of the film’s original songs entitled “Colombia, Mi Encanto”. The song is sung by the iconic Latin singer from Santa Marta, Colombia, who has won multiple GRAMMY awards.
This song is a form of celebration for the diverse and magical diversity of Colombia. In addition, this film will also feature a series of other original songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the genius behind Hamilton and In the Heights .
Release November 2021
For those of you who are curious, please be a little patient, because the new Encanto film will be released for the first time next November or more precisely on November 24, 2021 in the United States.
Well, that’s five facts about Disney’s newest animated film, Encanto, which is colorful and charming. Are you one of those who are looking forward to it?