Tran is of Southeast Asian descent, and the film’s animators apparently looked to countries in that region for design inspiration. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Raya and the Last Dragon opens in U.S. theaters on March 12, 2021. Star Wars: The Last Jedi star Kelly Marie Tran will be voicing the lead character in Disney's animated feature Raya and the Last Dragon. By Stephen IervolinoCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. Tran is of Southeast Asian descent, and the film's animators apparently looked to countries in that region for design inspiration. All rights reserved.

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Share. The announcement didn't mention that Canadian actress Cassie Steele was at one time supposed to voice Raya, and was even promoted as such during last year's Disney D23 expo. Tran will play the title role of Raya. Disney(LOS ANGELES) — Disney announced Thursday that Star Wars sequel star Kelly Marie Tran will voice the title character in the upcoming animated film Raya and the Last Dragon. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions.

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You may use these HTML tags and attributes: Thanks for Listening to MyClallamCounty.com! Please register to continue listening. Raya’s unlikely partner, a water dragon known as Sisu, will be voiced by Akwafina. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Raya and the Last Dragon opens in U.S. theaters on March 12, 2021. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. The project centers on warrior princess Raya’s quest to find the last surviving dragon in the fantasy world of Kumandra, to battle against a race of sinister monsters bent on ruling the land. ©2019, Hearst Television Inc. on behalf of WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5. The project centers on warrior princess Raya's quest to find the last surviving dragon in the fantasy world of Kumandra, to battle against a race of sinister monsters bent on ruling the land. In announcing the casting news, Disney shared an image of the warrior along with her sidekick, an armadillo-like insect that’s large enough to ride.