Last Updated on June 9, 2020 by OtakuKart Staff
Onward is upcoming, which has been produced by Pixar Animation Studios for non-other than Walt Disney Pictures. It has been directed by Dan Scanlon; the movie was produced by Kori Rae from a screenplay written by Scanlon, Jason Headley, and Keith Bunin. The movie was first announced in 2017 during the D23 Expo, where it was also revealed that Dan Scanlon and Kori Rae were directing and producing the movie, respectively.
The movie was inspired by the death of Scanlon’s father when he and his brother were young children. He started writing the script after when he heard an audio clip of his father. In 2018, the title of the movie and revealed and later Jason Headley and Keith Bunin were hired to rewrite the screenplay.
The movie is set in a fantastical world where magic was once common among the people of the world. Two elf brothers named Ian and Barley Lightfoot were given a magical Wizard staff by their father who was prearranged gifts from him to his sons. The father died before even Ian was born and when Barley didn’t remember him because he was too young at the time. But luck is on their side as on the staff there is a speel which could bring back their father.
But there is a catch which is that it will take him back for only 24 hours. With constant pressure from Barley, Ian used the speel, but they only end up with his father’s legs. With this, the journey of these two brothers begins in which they have to find their father before the time is up.
The cast of the movie consists of Tom Holland as Ian Lightfoot, who is a teenage elf who is Barley’s brother. Chris Pratt, as Barley Lightfoot who is Ian’s brother that wants to go in a magical quest. Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Laurel Lightfoot, who is the widowed mother of Ian and Barley. Octavia Spencer, like Corey, a manticore restaurant owner.
Ali Wong as Gore, a faun cop. Lena Waithe as Specter, a cyclopscop. Mel Rodriguez as Colt Bronco, a centaurcop and Laurel’s boyfriend. Wilmer Valderrama, Tracey Ullman, Kyle Bornheimer, Dave Foley, George Psarras, and lastly, John Ratzenberger. The cast of the movie is very good, and one of the casts that stands out is Tom Holland been in one of the lead roles.
Onward DVD Release Date
Onwards DVD will be releasing in the United States in June 2020, we will update you once the exact date is confirmed. The movie will be releasing on March 6, 2020. The DVD release hasn’t been confirmed yet, but if we go by the same release schedule that which other movie DVD had released, then most likely, the Onward DVD will be released three months after the theatrical release, which means it might be releasing in June 2020.