The 3D animated movie fans are eagerly waiting for Moana 2 since the release of first part in 2016 but no official announcements has been made regarding the renewal status of movie. Film is produced by Osnat Shurer under Disney Animation Studios and distributed under Walt Disney Motion Pictures. Ron Clements and John Musker directed the film while Don Hall, and Chris Williams joined as co-directors.
Moana 1 was theatrically released in US cinemas on Nov 23, 2016 and received a lot of positive reviews from the critics along with an accumulation of $645 Million on the box office. Nearly five years has passed the new part speculation has started like two years ago but no official announcement yet.
Moana 2 Release Date and Time
Moana 2 will be released worldwide after it’s official renewal by Disney Animation Studios but as of 2022, no official announcement has been made regarding the release of a sequel to the animated film. If the film has been renewed this year then we can expect Moana 2 to be released in July 2022. However, there is no concrete info regarding the renewal or cancellation of the movie but there is still hope.
Is Moana sequel under production in 2022?
It maybe possible that the sequel of Monana is under production as the movie is well liked among all kinds of animation movie lovers and critics. There seems to be no reason to cancel the movie so Moana sequel can be under the works.
The movie received two nominations for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song(How Far I’ll Go) in the year 2017 as per Variety. Monana movie might take some time to hit Disney+ as the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the production companies and the workers environment. The outstanding visuals and fascinating storylines weren’t enough to continue the journey of adventurous characters.
No official trailer has been released by the animation studios but fans have made some unofficial trailers by combining the clips from the first movie. However, there are no official teasers, posters, or reports available at the moment that can give a sneak peek to the sequel.
Here’s an unofficial trailer that arise hopes that there will be new part named Moana 2: Sea of Darkness mentioning the same animation studio that brought Zootopia and Frozen. Fans are naming new films as The Lost Island and Lost in New York but all of them are unofficial, just Reddit speculations that aren’t true.
Who will cast in Moana 2?
Most of all the older characters will return to reprise their roles in the Moana sequel such as Auliʻi Cravalho will come to reprise her role as Moana, the daughter of the village chief. She is Disney’s first latina princess. There will be also some entries in Moana Chapter 2 but no new faces has been out till now.
Dwayne Johnson is casting as Maui, the legendary demigod who gets easily annoyed and becomes the companion of Moana on her journey to restore the heart of Te Fiti.
Temuera Morrison will reprise his role as Tui, Moana’s overprotective father in the upcoming sequel. Rachel House will be starring as Tala, the mother of Tui who shares a passion for the ocean with her paternal granddaughter.
Other voice actors include in Disney Plus Moana 2 are:
- Jemaine Clement(Tamatoa)
- Christopher Jackson(Singing voice of Tui)
- Alan Tudyk(Heihei)
- Nicole Scherzinger(Sina)
- Troy Polamalu(No.1 Villager)
- Puanani Cravalho(No.2 Villager)
- Oscar Kightley(The Fisherman)
What to expect from Moana sequel?
As the movie centers upon a courageous girl named Moana who is on a perilous journey to save her people. She is the daughter of a chief in a Polynesia village and is chosen by the great ocean to complete a task, she is assigned to reunite a mystical relic(heart) with the goddess Te Fiti. In her journey, she encounters a legendary demigod who accompanies her in the mission of saving her village people and uniting the relic with Te Fiti.
Moana 2 plot details will be focusing on the life of Moana after becoming a true pathfinder as in the ending of first movie, the girl rediscovered herself. So, the upcoming part will open chapter 2 of Moana’s life and witness her homecoming. In the long voyage, she encounters various sea creatures that blocked her way but eventually she paved her way with the help of demigod. Now, she will return back her home encountering all those monsters once again.