It’s Road Trip Time in the First Official Trailer for Pixar’s Onward
They were last seen together battling side-by-side in both outer space and upstate New York in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, but now Chris Pratt and Tom Holland have an entirely different kind of epic quest to take on. Pratt and Holland play a pair of elf brothers who launch themselves on a mission to find their father’s missing remains—well, half of them—in Pixar’s latest Onward, from writer/director and longtime Pixar creative Dan Scanlon (Monster’s University). The Lightfoot Brothers, Ian (Holland) and Barley (Pratt) have been given a deeply odd gift from their dearly departed dad; the ability to bring him back to life for a single day. There’s a problem, however—in order to see their dad they’ve got to find the missing half of this gift (which happens to be their pop’s head and torso), which means it’s road trip time.
Onward marks the first non-sequel release for Pixar in a while—three years to be exact, since the gorgeous Coco—and focuses on a pair the teenage elf brothers going off on a journey in search of magic. The great Julia Louis-Dreyfus voices their mother, and the equally great Octavia Spencer as the Manticore. Check out the trailer here:
Here’s the official synopsis for Onward:
Set in a suburban fantasy world, Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” introduces two teenage elf brothers (voices of Chris Pratt and Tom Holland) who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there. Pixar Animation Studios’ all-new original feature film is directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae—the team behind “Monsters University.” “Onward” releases in theaters on March 6, 2020.
Featured image: OH BROTHERS – In Disney and Pixar’s “Onward,” two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest in a van named Guinevere to discover if there is still a little magic left in the world. Featuring Tom Holland as the voice of Ian Lightfoot, and Chris Pratt as the voice of Ian’s older brother, Barley, “Onward” opens in U.S. theaters on March 6, 2020. ©2019 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.