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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Write ‘How Far I’ll Go’ From Disney’s ‘Moana’

Watch the Hamilton mastermind at work with the animation team to create music for our latest Disney heroine. No really, it’s like an army of awesome. Sitting with the directors, story-board artists, animators and writers of Moana, the magic that is Lin-Manuel Miranda fits seamlessly with the collaborative minds working under the...

Dwayne Johnson and Auli’i Cravalho are Proud to Shine a light on Polynesian Culture in Disney’s ‘Moana’

The stars of the film and the music team behind it share their excitement to bring a new Disney heroine to the big screen! In Disney’s Moana, a young woman embarks on a journey across the sea to fulfill her destiny as a natural navigator. Joined by trickster Demi-God Maui, she sets a course to make things right for their islands as a...

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Key to Writing and Fulfilling Disney Dreams with ‘Moana’

How a Little Mermaid fanboy went on to become Disney’s go-to guy! Growing up just like us on a steady Disney diet, a young Lin-Manuel Miranda fell in love with music when he watched Ron Clements and John Musker’s The Little Mermaid and now he’s the lyricist on their latest animated picture Moana! During the press tour...

Disney’s Moana Reveals New Poster

This morning Dwayne Johnson aka “The Rock” released the new Moana poster on his Instagram, which you can find here. Dwayne voices the character Maui in the upcoming Disney film and has been incredibly excited to release information regarding the film. This will not be the last time we get information released by Dwayne. In his post on...

Disney’s ‘Moana’ Writers Talk Collaborating with Lin-Manuel Miranda on Music

While Miranda wore fluffy shirts backstage on a little Broadway show called Hamilton. At an early press day for Disney Animation Studios’ latest feature Moana, Legion of Leia asked story writers Jared Bush and Dave Pimentel about working with Lin-Manuel Miranda in order to create the film’s musical moments. As we found out at...

10 Things We Learned About ‘Moana’ During an Exclusive Look at Disney Animation Studios

Disney Renaissance-era directors Ron Clements and John Musker, who brought us The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, are reuniting for this year’s Disney Princess animated feature Moana.  We were able to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the film along with the directors, writers and animators at a special early sneak peek day...

‘Moana’ Composer Lin-Manuel Miranda Singing Disney Songs Will Brighten Your Day

Disney Animation Studios let Moana composer Lin-Manuel Miranda take over their Instagram and it was glorious. A long time Disney films fan, Miranda spent his time in between shooting content for Moana singing snippets of beloved Disney Classics. As Hamilton fans know, Miranda has often given The Little Mermaid credit for being his inspiration to...

Frozen Fever Short to Pop Up Before Cinderella

Around this time last year movie-goers around the world had just fallen in love with Anna, Elsa and the rest of their friends in the hit Disney animated film Frozen. The charming story of sisterly love warmed the hearts of audiences everywhere, and the popularity for the two Disney princesses continues to remain strong to this day. So what...