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Watch the New Trailer for “Moana” Starring “The Rock” and Auli‘i Cravalho

First Polynesian princess to debut in theaters on Thanksgiving.


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Walt Disney Animation Studios dropped a sneak peek on Sept. 15 at the first full-length trailer starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Auli‘i Cravalho.  Folks here will be watching to see a couple of hometown favorites:  McKinley High School alum Johnson as the voice of mighty demigod Maui along with Mililani girl Cravalho as a spirited teen Moana.

 

SEE ALSO: 5 Things You Should Know About Disney’s Moana Starring Auli‘i Cravalho and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

 

The two-and-half-minute clip shows a richly animated film as the two embark on an epic adventure sailing across the open ocean. There’s some characteristic Disney spunk and sass as well as jaw-dropping graphics that showcase Disney’s first Polynesian princess.

 

We’re hoping to hear from readers about the first look. Does Maui work as a larger-than-life character who cracks wise? How about the attention to cultural detail?

 

(And, if you see someone around town who looks suspiciously like The Rock himself, you’re right! Johnson expects to be in Honolulu quite a bit in the coming months, shooting the film Jumanji.)

 

Let us know in our comments.

 

The film will be released in theaters Nov. 23. 

 

Read More Stories by Robbie Dingeman 

 

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