Raya and the Last Dragon (/ˈraɪ.ə/ RYE-ə) is a 2021 American computer-animated fantasy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The 59th film produced by the studio, it was directed by Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada, co-directed by Paul Briggs and John Ripa (in their feature directorial debuts), and produced by Osnat Shurer and Peter Del Vecho. The screenplay was written by Qui Nguyen and Adele Lim, both of whom also wrote the story with Hall, Estrada, Briggs, Ripa, Kiel Murray, and Dean Wellins. The film is based on traditional Southeast Asian cultures.
Featuring the voices of Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Izaac Wang, Gemma Chan, Daniel Dae Kim, Benedict Wong, Sandra Oh, Thalia Tran, Lucille Soong, and Alan Tudyk, Raya and the Last Dragon is about the titular warrior princess, Raya. She seeks out the fabled last dragon, hoping to restore the dragon gem that would bring back her father and banish the evil spirits known as the Druun from the land of Kumandra.
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Raya, a warrior, sets out to track down Sisu, a dragon, who transferred all her powers into a magical gem which is now scattered all over the kingdom of Kumandra, dividing its people.
Release date: 5 March 2021
Directors: Carlos López Estrada, Don Hall
Story by: Paul Briggs; Don Hall; Adele Lim; Carlos López Estrada; Kiel Murray; Qui Nguyen; John Ripa; Dean Wellins
Budget: $100 million+
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
- Kelly Marie Tran as Raya,
- Awkwafina as Sisu
- Izaac Wang as Boun
- Gemma Chan as Namaari
- Jona Xiao as young Namaari
- Daniel Dae Kim as Chief Benja,
- Benedict Wong as Tong
- Sandra Oh as Virana
- Thalia Tran as Little Noi
- Lucille Soong as Dang Hu
- Alan Tudyk as Tuk Tuk