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Turning Red is an upcoming American 3D computer animated coming-of-age film produced by Pixar set to be released on March 11, 2022. The film will be directed by Domee Shi, and will be Pixar's 25th feature film.

Synopsis

Set in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in Turning Red, Mei Lee is a confident, dorky thirteen-year-old torn between staying her mother's dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. And as if changes to her interests, relationships, and body weren't enough, whenever she gets too excited (which for a teenager is practically ALWAYS), she "poofs" into a giant red panda! Turning Red is written and directed by Academy Award-winner Domee Shi (Pixar short Bao), produced by Lindsey Collins and coming to theaters in Spring 2022.[2]

Cast

Trivia

  • This will be the first Pixar film to have a worldwide theatrical release since Onward.
    • Coincidentally, this is the second Pixar film to be released in March, after Onward.
  • This will be the second Pixar film of 2020s to be produced in a 1:85:1 aspect ratio, after Luca.
  • The third Disney's animated film of 2020s to be produced in a 1:85:1 aspect ratio, after Luca and Encanto.
  • This is Domee Shi's first feature-length Pixar film. She previously directed the short Bao.
  • The song heard in the teaser is 'Larger Than Life' by Backstreet Boys.
  • The second Pixar film to be directed by a woman.
  • This is the first Pixar film to directed by a woman of colour.
  • According to the poster, the film takes place in 2002 or 2003.
  • This film is set in Toronto, Canada, as some of the articles of clothing Mei wears features the maple leaf of the Canadian flag and a shot of the CN Tower.
    • According to Domee Shi, she chose this city as the backdrop of her film because it was her hometown.[3]
  • This will be the third Pixar film with a protagonist who wears glasses after Carl Fredricksen from Up and Joe Gardner from Soul but the first of such movies with a female glass-wearer in the lead role.
  • This is the third Pixar film to have an adverb in the title, after Finding Nemo and Finding Dory.
  • This is the fourth Pixar film to have a music score composed by a non-recurring composer after Brave (which had its music score composed by Patrick Doyle), Soul (which had its music score composed by Trent Raznor, Atticus Ross, and Jon Batiste), and Luca (which had its music score composed by Dan Romer).

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Turning Red
Characters
Mei LeeMing Lee • Mrs. Paroo • Mr. Kieslowski
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