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Pixar Soul Movie Details

Disney's New Pixar Movie, Soul, Will Feature Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, and a Whole Lotta Jazz

It's been more than five years since director Pete Docter teamed up with Pixar to release Inside Out, a movie that explored the depths of human emotion in a family friendly way. Years later, Docter (who serves as Pixar's Chief Creator Officer) is back with yet another insightful and introspective idea: Soul. He revealed more details about the upcoming film at the D23 Expo in Anaheim on Aug. 24, including a rundown of the movie's cast and soundtrack.

The Story

Soul focuses on Joe, a middle school music teacher with aspirations to at The Blue Note, a famous jazz club in New York. His plans are derailed when he slips into an open manhole and takes a glowing green form, representing his own soul. Joe then embarks on an existential journey and lands at the "You Seminar" — where souls are developed.

The Cast

Jamie Foxx will lend his voice to Joe, while Tina Fey will play an unborn soul named 22. Soul also features Questlove as Curly, Phylicia Rashad as Joe's mother, Livia, and Daveed Diggs as Paul, Joe's nemesis.

The Music

In addition to an already exciting story line, Soul promises an original soundtrack with new music from Jon Batiste and a score written by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross from Nine Inch Nails.

The Release Date

Soul is expected to hit theatres on June 19, 2020.

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