After Lin-Manuel Miranda hinted to it back in June during an interview, Disney officially announced Encanto as the upcoming animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Miranda is credited both as songwriter and writer. The movie is expected to come out on November 24, 2021 according to a tweet by co-director and co-writer Charise Castro Smith.
Check the first look at the movie below!
This Fall, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ all-new film Encanto takes you to Colombia, where a magical family live in a magical home. Directed by Byron Howard and Jared Bush, co-directed and co-written by Charise Castro Smith, and music written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. pic.twitter.com/bdxag3SzPv
— Disney Animation (@DisneyAnimation) December 11, 2020