This New Disney Princess Just Took The Gold Home From Rio

Get excited, Disney fans. A new trailer for Moana premiered during the 2016 Rio Olympics on Sunday. Not only does the upcoming animated musical look charming — it's groundbreaking. The movie will star Disney's first Polynesian princess, Moana, voiced by Hawaiian newcomer Auli’i Cravalho. Meanwhile, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson plays a once-great demigod named Maui. (The character has already faced criticism for perpetuating a stereotypical image of Pacific Islanders as obese).
But maybe most exciting is who we don't see in the teaser: A love interest. The directors have confirmed that Moana will not be looking for her Prince Charming, a major departure from the prototypical Disney princess story line. After all, who needs a romance when your sidekick is a squeal-worthy little pig named Pua?
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If you weren't lucky enough to catch the spot during Sunday's Olympics, watch for yourself below. Moana hits theaters on November 23, the day before Thanksgiving. Looks like a great pick for the whole family.
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