D23 Expo 2019 is bringing tons of new details for Pixar’s upcoming original films.
First on deck was Soul, a movie that had been announced but no details prior to the Walt Disney Studios Panel at D23.
The movie follows a Joe Gardner, a jazz teacher, who’s waiting for his big break.
The movie aims to tackle simple, yet difficult questions like “why am I here.”
Soul will be Pixar’s first film with a black lead.
Pixar CEO Peter Docter announced the cast:
- Jamie Foxx as John Gardner
- Tina Fey as 22
- Daveed Diggs
- Phylicia Rashad
Here’s Jamie Foxx:
And Tina Fey’s 22:
Music for the movie will be handled by Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.