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Pixar announces new original film ‘Luca’

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Pixar announces new original film ‘Luca’
Pixar's newest coming-of-age story set in Italy is slated for a June 2021 release

Animation studio Pixar has a new original animated feature coming up called Luca, a coming-of-age story set in the seaside town on the Italian Riviera. Pixar announced the news in a Facebook post on Thursday, July 30.

The film is slated for a June 2021 release.

Luca will be directed by Enrico Casarosa, who helmed Pixar’s short film La Luna. He also worked as a Pixar storyboard artist for movies Ratatouille and Up.

Luna will be produced by Andrea Warren, who has worked on Cars and Pixar short Lava.

The voice cast has yet to be announced.

According to a Deadline report, Luna will tell the coming-of-age story of a young boy’s “unforgettable summer” in Italy, where he meets a new friend with a deep, dark secret – he is actually a sea monster from an underwater world.

Pixar’s latest upcoming film Soul, directed by Pete Docter, is set for a November 20, 2020 release. – Rappler.com