Oceania: Dwayne Johnson announces the live action of the Disney film

Oceania: Dwayne Johnson announces the live action of the Disney film


Released in theaters in 2016, Oceania was one of the most popular Disney animated films of recent years. The project will turn very soon into a live action film as announced, to the amazement of fans, by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, voice of the demigod Maui. In addition to reprising his role in the remake, the actor will also executive produce alongside Dany and Hiram Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions.

Live action remake of Oceania announced

--> At the moment it has not been confirmed whether Auli'i Cravalho, voice of the protagonist in the animated film, will also return in the live action remake. Dwayne Johnson wanted to underline the cultural importance of the film, which explored the Polynesian world and its traditions, explaining how the remake will also remain faithful. This is the synopsis of Oceania , released in America with the title Moana:

Little Moana is the daughter of the village chief of a small Polynesian island. Her grandmother tells her the stories of the Maori, great navigators who have long since stopped crossing the sea. The little girl, fascinated by those stories, decides to travel and cross the coral reef, contravening her father's rules. Together with a rooster and a demigod, she Vaiana will find herself living an incredible adventure that will bring her back to the discovery of her origins and whose success will be fundamental for all of humanity.

Disney's trend of turning the most successful animated films into live action projects continues. Next on the calendar is The Little Mermaid, due out May 24. Written by two-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter David Magee (Life of Pi, Neverland), The Little Mermaid tells the story of Ariel, a beautiful and spirited mermaid who seeks adventures far from what she knows. She is the youngest daughter of King Triton and the most rebellious, she longs to discover more about the world beyond the sea and, as she explores the surface, she falls in love with the handsome Prince Eric.