Dwayne Johnson and Auli’i Cravalho Answer the Call to Adventure in First “Moana 2” Trailer

Moana and Maui are back for a fresh round of high-seas adventure in the first trailer for Moana 2. And if Moana and Maui are back, that means so, too, are stars Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson, who return to reprise their voice roles from the world-beating first film.

The new film is from writer/director David G. Derrick Jr. (Raya and the Last Dragon), who worked as a story artist on the original Moana in 2016. The sequel finds Cravalho’s Moana heeding a call from her ancestors and setting out on a new journey across the long-lost waters to reconnect their people across the entire ocean.

Moana’s new adventure won’t be carried out solo, of course—enter her shape-shifting demi-God bestie Maui, who bursts into the new trailer as a shark, then a bird, then in his buff human form. The two friends will venture to the far seas of Oceania on their latest quest and will no doubt encounter creatures both wondrous and terrifying.

Not only will there be adventure in Moana 2, but there will also be music aplenty from Grammy winners Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, Grammy nominee Opetaia Foaʻi, and three-time Grammy winner Mark Mancina.

Check out the trailer below. Moana 2 swims into theaters on November 27.

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Featured image: THE OCEAN CALLS — Walt Disney Animation Studios’ epic, all-new animated musical “Moana 2” takes audiences on an expansive new voyage with Moana, Maui and a brand-new crew of unlikely seafarers. The follow-up to 2016’s Oscar®-nominated film opens in theaters on Nov. 27, 2024. © 2024 Disney. All Rights Reserved.


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