'Onward': Release date, cast, plot and everything you need to know about the Pixar film with Chris Pratt and Tom Holland

Disney-Pixar's upcoming film 'Onward' will see Chris Pratt and Tom Holland as two elf brother setting out on an adventure to find if there is still some magic left in the world


                            'Onward': Release date, cast, plot and everything you need to know about the Pixar film with Chris Pratt and Tom Holland

Two Marvel heroes are coming together in a new Disney-Pixar film and if this doesn't get you excited, we don't know what will! Pixar's upcoming film 'Onward' will see Chris Pratt and Tom Holland as two elf brothers bringing back magic into the world! Like every other classic Pixar movie, 'Onward' will see Pratt and Holland's characters going on "a grand and glorious quest" to discover if magic is still real.

The movie looks super fun in its teaser trailer, set in a modern fairy tale with garden gnomes actually gardening and mermaids lounging in inflatable pools. The upcoming animated feature looks like something between a fairy tale and a buddy flick. Here is all you need to know about it:

Release Date

The movie is set to hit theaters on March 6, 2020.

Poster of 'Onward' (Source: IMDB)

Cast

'Onward' will see Marvel stars Chris Pratt and Tom Holland as the 'Lightfoot brothers' — Pratt as Barley Lightfoot and Holland as his younger, meeker brother Ian. Just in case you have been living under a rock and missed out on all the Marvel movies, Chris Pratt plays Star-Lord and Holland stars as Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The duo will definitely be fun to watch and promise some bickering and humor in the film's trailer itself. 'Onward' features Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the Lightfoot brothers' mother and has announced Octavia Spencer to be part of the cast too. 

The animated feature film will be Pixar's first original film since 2017's 'Coco' and will be directed by Dan Scanlon and produced by Kori Rae — the same team behind 2013's 'Monsters University'. According to reports, Scanlon said that the film is "inspired by my own relationship with my brother". 

 

Plot

Director Scanlon, who lost his father at a young age, said that the film was inspired by a question he always asked: "Who was my father?". "In the film, we're going to tell the story of two teenage elf brothers whose father died when they were too young to remember him. But thanks to the little magic still left in the world, the boys embark on a quest that will allow them a chance to spend one last magical day with their father," he said.

Chris Pratt and Tom Holland in 'Onward' (Source: IMDB)

From the movie's teaser trailer, the film looks like it is set in a suburban world with fantastical creatures. Ian and Barley have a pet dragon in the film, trolls run the bridge toll booths, unicorns tip over trash cans, mermaids chill in inflatable pools and garden gnomes take care of lawn maintenance. It looks like the Lightfoot brothers, setting out on an adventure in a rickety van to find out if there is still magic in the world, are in for an exciting ride!

Teaser trailer

'Onward's teaser trailer was dropped on May 30, 2019.



 

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'Coco'

'Toy Story 4'

'Monsters, Inc.'

'The Incredibles'

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