This would be the first AAPI-themed movie since the 1998 release of Mulan and, as someone reminded me, Lilo and Stitch in 2002.
Moana is the story of a Polynesian Chief’s daughter who has to save her family.
It is directed by the creators of the The Princess and the Frog, Aladdin and The Little Mermaid–John Musker and Ron Clements.
Moana is currently in pre-production and set for a 2018 release.
A piece of concept art was leaked out about the production, but Disney quickly pulled it saying it was not official.
A blog in Videshi Magazine says Moana is critical for diversity in the Mickey Mouse family.
You can read why in Videshi,’