Connect with us


Moana live action movie actress confirmed |




For some time now, Disney confirmed that they will be releasing a live action version of the film. Moanawhich already has the confirmed actor of Maui, and this could not be other than his voice counterpart in the animated version, that is, The Rock – Dwayne Johnson. However, it was still necessary to know who will be the protagonist of the story, and it seems that the company has already found who will become the next youth star in its ranks.

According to what has been confirmed in the media, the 17-year-old Australian actress, Catherine Laga’aia, will play the lead role. Laga’aia takes on the role of Auli’i Cravalho, who starred in the voice of the original animated film. Cravalho also serves as executive producer of the live-action remake.


Here is the actress’s statement:

I am very excited to embrace this character because Moana It is one of my favorites.

My grandfather comes from Fa’aala, Palauli, in Savai’i. And my grandmother is from Leulumoega Tuai on the main island of ‘Upolu in Samoa. I am honored to have the opportunity to celebrate Samoa and all the people of the Pacific Islands. and represent young girls who look like me.


The new cast also includes a roster of New Zealand talent, including John Tui as Moana’s father, Chief Tui; Frankie Adams as Sina, Moana’s mother; and Rena Owen as the revered Gramma Tala. The film will be directed by Thomas Kail, while Lin-Manuel Mirandawho wrote the songs for the 2016 film, will serve as producer.

The release date is not yet known. However, while there is more news, Moana 2 It will premiere in November of this year.


Via: RNZ

AA Pleca-Amazon-OK

Author’s note: Disney continues with its obsession with making live action films, and it seems that they are not going to stop until they have devastating failures at the box office. The best thing would be for them to start working on original things.


Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © Esports Extras | All Rights Reserved | 2021-2024