Pixar’s upcoming animated film “Soul” has launched a brand new teaser trailer.
The minute-long teaser exhibits a typical day within the lifetime of Joe, the primary character voiced by Jamie Foxx, who’s a center faculty band trainer.
“Music is life. You just need to know where to look,” Joe says within the trailer. “Spend your precious hours doing what will bring out the real you — the brilliant, passionate you that’s ready to contribute something meaningful into this world. Get ready, your life is about to start.”
Joe goals of being a jazz performer, however earlier than his will get his huge break, an sudden accident causes his soul to be separated from his physique. He’s then transported to the The Great Before, a fantastical place the place new souls get their personalities, quirks and pursuits earlier than going to Earth. There, he groups up with a fellow soul named 22 (voiced by Tina Fey). The pair works collectively to return Joe’s soul again to his physique on Earth earlier than it’s too late.
Filmmakers from “Soul,” together with director Pete Docter, co-director and screenwriter Kemp Powers and producer Dana Murray, partnered with American anthropologist and educator Dr. Johnnetta Cole and globally-renowned jazz pianist Jon Batiste to supply this sneak peek on the movie as part of the Essence Festival of Culture throughout a digital panel.
The trailer additionally options the tune “Parting Ways,” which was written, produced and carried out by Cody Chesnutt. Both Dr. Cole and Batiste, who lent his experience to the jazz preparations and compositions in “Soul,” served as cultural consultants on the movie.
After having its unique June launch date delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, “Soul” will probably be launched on Nov. 20.
Watch the teaser trailer beneath.