My Little Pony, in fact, is a toy girl character, in the form of a cute, colorful little pony, produced by Hasbro. Who is also the manufacturer of Transformers, GI Joe, and Monopoly’s board game.
After its first release in 1981, My Little Pony then developed into one of the best-selling toys in the world. And, after more than three decades, the popularity of the toy line is increasing. Moreover, in 2010, Hasbro also launched the animated series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. On the cable television channel The Hub.
In 2017, after a long awaited by fans, the big screen version of My Little Pony: The Movie is finally released internationally. This animated musical film started showing in Cinema XXI cinemas last Wednesday (4/10).
The film version of the story is adapted from the series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. So, the characters are the same. Namely, Twilight Sparkle and her six friends: Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Flutthershy, Rarity, and Spike. The seven cute ponies, it is said, must go on an adventure to stop the evil enemy that threatens the Kingdom of Equestria. Which is where they live. In the middle of the journey, Twilight Sparkle et al then meet new friends and various challenges that confront them.
The five voice actors in the television series reprise their roles in My Little Pony: The Movie. They are Tara Strong as Twilight Sparkle, Ashleigh Ball as Rainbow Dash and Applejack, Andrea Libman as Pinkie Pie and Fluttershy, Gerin as Rarity, and Cathy Weseluck as Spike.
In addition to the five actresses, My Little Pony: The Movie is also reinforced by a number of big names from Hollywood as voice actors. Call it: Emily Blunt, Zoe Saldana, Liev Schreiber, Michael Pena, and singer Sia. Emily Blunt voices Tempest Shadow. An antagonist who poses a threat to the Kingdom of Equestria. Meanwhile, Liev Schreiber became Storm King and Michael Pena became Grubber. Both of which are subordinates of Tempest Shadow. On the other hand, Zoe Saldana is the voice of Captain Celaeno. A character who will later help Twilight Sparkle et al in the fight against Tempest Shadow.
Meanwhile, Sia becomes the Songbird Serenade. A famous pegasus and pop star in Equestria. The melodious voiced character was specially created for him. In addition, not only providing voice, in this 99-minute animated film, the singer whose full name is Sia Furler also satisfies her fans with her latest single. It’s called Rainbow. The video clip has been released some time ago.
In the video, the character Songbird Serenade, whose voice is voiced by Sia, is performing on stage. While being watched by Twilight Sparkle et al. In addition, there is also Maddie Ziegler. Who seemed to be dancing on the water with a cloudy sky background. So far, Maddie Ziegler has often been a model for Sia’s music videos. Like Chandelier and The Greatest.
Besides Sia, who brought Rainbow, the soundtrack of My Little Pony: The Movie also features singers such as DNCE, Rachel Platten and Lukas Graham. And, don’t miss it, there’s also Queen of K-Pop CL! The former 2NE1 member sang a song called No Better Feeling.