“Moana 2” – Sequel with new Disney princess supposedly in work

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Since the latest confirmation for concrete plans for “Frozen 2” we know that Disney produces more and more sequels – that now seems to apply to “Moana” as well.

“Moana” even made a brighter start from a financial point of view than Disney’s box office hit “Frozen”, which also premiered on Thanksgiving weekend in 2013. With $ 1.3 billion in revenue, “Frozen” eventually became the most successful animated film of all time and is number 9 of all box office hit films ever.  Therefore, questioning whether there might be a “Moana” sequel is not unjustified.

Lin-Manuel Miranda is supposed to work on “Moana 2”

Page Six has learned from Luis Miranda, father of actor and musician Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Mary Poppins’s return”), that his son is working on a sequel to “Moana”. There is no official confirmation, so this statement can currently only be treated as a rumor.

“Moana 2” could introduce a new Disney princess

With “Moana” Disney broke new ground by presenting a Polynesian princess to the public for the first time. According to Luis Miranda, in “Moana 2” another premiere in the Disney universe awaits us. So for the first time a Latina-Disney-Princess will take on a bigger role. That would be welcome as a statement for more diversity, of course, but is currently no more than a rumor.

“Moana” launched in the US on November 23, 2016, and made an impressive $ 82 million over the first five days – including the opening weekend of Thanksgiving. Worldwide, the movie brought a net profit of about 643.331 million US dollars. The family comedy from Disney also landed at # 1 in the cinema charts and stayed there despite strong competition in the run-up to Christmas. From a financial point of view nothing speaks against a continuation.

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Growing up, all  Yuto wanted to do was read. Considered a “nerd”, he was always fascinated with things going on nationally and internationally. Therefore, making the decision to attend college for journalism seemed like the obvious choice, and one that paid off greatly. Besides being an Aikido coach for kids, he dedicates quality time to his expanding family.

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