Disney•PIXAR’S Next Original Film LUCA From Enrico Casarosa Invites Moviegoers To An Unforgettable Summer On The Italian Riviera
Academy Award®–nominated Enrico Casarosa
Will Direct the All-New Story Slated for Release in Summer 2021
Pixar Animation Studios announced today that its next feature film release will be Luca. Directed by Academy Award® nominee Enrico Casarosa (La Luna) and produced by Andrea Warren (Lava, Cars 3), Luca will be released in U.K. cinemas June 18, 2021.
Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, the original animated feature is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound best friend, but all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: he is a sea monster from another world just below the water’s surface.
“This is a deeply personal story for me, not only because it’s set on the Italian Riviera where I grew up, but because at the core of this film is a celebration of friendship. Childhood friendships often set the course of who we want to become and it is those bonds that are at the heart of our story in Luca,” said Enrico Casarosa, director. “So in addition to the beauty and charm of the Italian seaside, our film will feature an unforgettable summer adventure that will fundamentally change Luca.”
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LUCA ARRIVES IN CINEMAS ON JUNE 18 2021