Raya and the Last Dragon is a 2021 American animated fantasy film in production by Walt Disney Animation Studios. The 59th film produced by the studio, it is directed by Don Hall and Carlos Lopez Estrada, co-directed by Paul Briggs and John Ripa, and stars the voices of Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Alan Tudyk, Izaac Wang, Benedict Wong, Thalia Tran, Gemma Chan, Sandra Oh, and Daniel Dae Kim. The film was released on March 5, 2021.
Plot[edit | edit source]
In the Southeast-Asian-inspired kingdom of Kumandra, Princess Raya of the Heart Lands embarks on a quest to find the last dragon in existence in order to save Kumandra from an ancient evil known as the Druun.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Kelly Marie Tran as Raya, the princess of the Heart Lands who embarks on a quest to find the last dragon in order to bring peace to Kumandra.
- Awkwafina as Sisu, the self-deprecating last dragon in existence.
- Alan Tudyk as Tuk Tuk, an armadillo-like creature and Raya’s trusty steed.
- Izaac Wang as Boun, a 10-year-old entrepreneur from the Tail Lands.
- Benedict Wong as Tong, an immense warrior of the Spine Lands.
- Thalia Tran as Little Noi, a “con-baby” from the Talon Lands.
- Gemma Chan as Namaari, Raya’s nemesis and Princess of the Fang Lands.
- Sandra Oh as Virana, Namaari’s mother and Chieftess of the Fang Lands.
- Daniel Dae Kim as Benja, Raya’s father and chief of the Heart Lands.
Release[edit | edit source]
Raya and the Last Dragon was released into theaters and as a purchase through Disney+ on March 5, 2021. Several movie theaters, including Cinemark in the U.S. and Harkins and Ciniplex in Canada, opted not to show it, with Cinemark citing unfavorable terms from the studio as the cause of their decision.
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References[edit | edit source]
- "Cinemark Won’t Be Playing Disney’s ‘Raya And The Last Dragon’: Here’s Why", Deadline, March 2, 2021