First trailer for Moana sequel to debut online in less than 24 hours

CinemaCon 2024 - Walt Disney Studios Presentation
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Disney fast-tracked the sequel to Moana, and fans have been waiting to learn more about the film. Now, the first trailer will finally arrive on Wednesday, May 29th.

In a dated release from Disney Pictures, Moana 2 will swim onto the small screen this week in the form of the first trailer for the sequel to the highly anticipated film. The film stars Dwayne Johnson as Maui, Alan Tudyk as HeiHei, and Auali'i Cravalho as Moana. It will debut in theaters on November 27, 2024.

Written and directed by David Derrick, Jr., the film will, according to the official synopsis, "take audiences on an expansive new voyage." They further explain that Moana receives a call from her ancestors and will journey to the "far seas" of Oceania into dangerous waters "unlike anything she's ever faced."

It is unlikely the new trailer will shed much light on what the film will actually be about, but we should expect to see stunning animation visuals and get glimpses into the fantastic cast that made the original a mega-hit for Disney.

Originally planned as a series, executives surprised fans when they announced it would be a film instead. A live-action film will also be released at some point, with Dwayne Johnson appearing in that film as Maui as well.

The film has remained a popular streaming movie on Disney Plus and at EPCOT, a Moana waterworld feature was introduced last year, Moana: Journey of Water allows guests of the park to experience interactive water exhibits as they walk through the lush vegatation and "journey with water."