Is Moana two likely to happen and what will the animated sequel be around? Moana was a critically acclaimed adventure for Disney back in 2016, which featured voice performances from Dwayne Johnson (Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw), Auli’i Cravalho, and Jemaine Clement. The movie followed the title character, a young Polynesian girl selected by the sea to discover a demigod named Maui (Johnson) and return a mysterious relic to its rightful owner.
Moana featured great characters, a psychological story, stunning animation, and catchy musical numbers, with Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns) writing some of the songs. Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) composed an early version of the script too, though the film would alter radically during evolution. The film would prove to be a global smash hit and earned a Best Animated Feature nomination in the 2017 Academy Awards.
Considering that the movie was immediately beloved by audiences it feels like Moana two is a given, so here is what we know about the sequel up to now.
When Is Moana 2 Coming Out?
Regrettably, not only is there no set launch date for Moana two, there’s no confirmation the movie is being developed. Walt Disney Animation Studios has tended to concentrate on producing first animated features over sequels, even though in recent times they have been flexible in this approach, making follow-ups like Ralph Breaks The Internet along with the upcoming Frozen 2. Regardless of the critical and commercial success of the original, Moana 2 has yet to be officially declared.
What’s The Story Of Moana 2?
While Moana 2 has not yet been supported by the studio, Lin-Manuel Miranda is thought to have met with Disney about a sequel that would focus on a Latina princess. This would be a significant first for the studio, but for the time being, this is a rumor with the studio or even Miranda confirming that is the strategy.
The conclusion of Moana found that the lead character return home after her epic experience and behaving as Wayfinder so a potential Moana 2 could pick up from that point. Given the enduring popularity of Dwayne Johnson, it is nearly a given any sequel would feature the yield of demigod Maui too.
Will Moana two Happen?
While the shortage of visible motion on Moana two might be worrying to fans sequel feels like a safe bet. The first grossed nearly $650 million globally and featured one of the catchiest soundtracks of 2016. A follow-up could be a guaranteed success for the studio, so while evolution on Moana two may be slow right now, it will probably be announced in the upcoming few decades.