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Raya And The Last Dragon – Asian American Filled Cast

Walt Disney Pictures and Animation Studios has announced the recent upcoming 2021 film Raya and the Last Dragon! This epic adventure film is written by Qui Nguyen Adele Lim and inspired by Southeast Asian culture.

The film’s premise takes place long ago, in the world of Kumandra where humans and dragons lived in harmony – until the monsters known as the Druun showed up. They threatened the land and in order to save humanity, the dragons sacrificed themselves. After 500 years, the monsters are back and it’s up to a lone warrior, Raya, and her pet pill bug Tuk Tuk to find the last dragon in order to once and for all stop the Druun. Follow Raya’s journey to find the last dragon and stop the Druun by watching the film set to release on March 5, 2021!

We can’t wait to watch the amazing animation and stellar voice acting from an Asian American star filled cast!

  • Kelly Marie Tran as Raya, a courageous and kindly warrior princess who has been training to become a Guardian of the Dragon Gem. To restore peace to Kumandra, she embarks in search for the last dragon.
  • Awkwafina as Sisu, a young water dragon who can transform into a human and is the last of her kind in existence.
  • Gemma Chan as Namaari, Raya’s nemesis and is a foil to Raya.
  • Daniel Dae Kim as Chief Benja, Raya’s father.
  • Sandra Oh as Virana, Namaari’s mother and the leader of the Fang land.
  • Benedict Wong as Tong, a formidable giant.
  • And many more

Checkout Kelly and Awkwafina’s reaction to the newly released trailer!

Make sure to support the film by either seeing it in theaters or ordering it on Disney+ with Premier Access on March 5! The film will be available to all Disney+ subscribers on June 4th.

 

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