his new film Onward, Pixar Animation Studios has broken with the
conventions of the fantasy genre to tell a story completely
original, but at the same time the family, through characters who, although they are not
human make you feel a range of
emotions. To achieve this, the production had a bank of mega stars
Hollywood who lent their voices, among them the mega-stars Tom
Holland (Spider-Man: Far From Home,
2019) and Chris Pratt (Avengers: Endgame,
it is developed in a fantasy world suburban populated by elves, trolls,
sirens and fairies, where unicorns and pegasos are as common as the
rodents. Two brothers “enterprise labour flexibility” teenagers, Ian (Holland), and the largest Barley (Pratt),
embark on a quest to discover if there is still magic in your world
to spend a day with his father. But there is a larger threat that could
endanger the sense of magic. The brothers Lightfoot need
find his father to bring him back home and to regain the sense of the
The director of Onward, Dan Scanlon (Monsters University, 2013) said that it has sought the most talented actor to give life to the fantastic characters that populate the magical world presented in the film. For him, it was priority that the voice-acting combining a variety of emotions so natural and organic, covering the range from humor to tragedy.
found all that and more in the diversity of talent that participates in the
movie. In addition to Holland and Pratt, the renowned director also gave
address to other famous actors, including:
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Laurel Lightfoot, mother of Ian and Barley): Its versatility in comic and
tremendous ability have made her one of the actresses most sought after
Hollywood. Their roles memorable include Elaine Benes in the series Seinfeld (NBC) and Selina Meyer in Veep (HBO).
- Octavia Spencer (the Manticore, a warrior who lost his spark of a fighter): Your
work has been awarded in the main festivals of the industry,
including The Oscars, the BAFTA Awards, the Golden Globes and many others. It
he has excelled as an actress in films such as The
Help, The Shape of Water and as a producer of The Green Book.
- Lena Waithe (the official Specter): Recognized for his versatility as
scriptwriter, producer, director and actress, Waithe stands out for its
participation in impact projects both in television and in the cinema,
including Ready Player One and the
series Master of None and Westworld.
- Ali Wong (the official Gore): The comedian has given what to talk about with their
special “stand up comedy” and movies like Always Be My Maybe, Ralph
Breaks the Internet, and the series Fresh
Off the Boat.
- Tracey Ullman (Grecklin, owner of a pawn): The veteran actress,
dancer, writer, producer, director and businesswoman broke the schemes
of the industry at the end of the decade of the 1980s, with its program of variety The Tracey Ullman Show. It is recognized
by its humour and playfulness acting.
- Wilmer Valderrama (Gaxton, best friend of the dad of the brothers Lightfoot and mentor
Ian and Barley): Valderrama was known for his role as Fez in the popular
series That 70s Show and has subsequently cultivated a successful career in
various roles in dramatic, comedic and romantic, in addition to being host of
Onwardestrena in the cinemas in Costa Rica
March 5. For more information on the film go to: https://movies.disney.com/onward.