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Kelly Marie Tran Joins Disney's 'Raya & The Last Dragon' - Get a First Look!

Kelly Marie Tran Joins Disney's 'Raya & The Last Dragon' - Get a First Look!

Kelly Marie Tran is taking on an exciting new role. – and a historic one, at that!

The 31-year-old Star Wars actress was announced as the voice of Raya, joining Awkwafina as the voice of Sisu in Raya & The Last Dragon, Disney revealed Thursday (August 27).

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With her casting, Kelly Marie Tran is making history as the first actress of Southeast Asian descent to lead a Disney animated movie, and the movie itself is the first feature from Walt Disney Animation to be inspired by Southeast Asia.

The studio also reveled the first-look image from the film, which you can check out inside!

Here’s a plot summary: “In a realm known as Lumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon.”

Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada are directing, with Paul Briggs and John Ripa co-directing. Qui Nguyen and Adele Lim are writers on the project.

Kelly Marie Tran will also be starring in this Hulu series!

Raya and the Last Dragon opens in U.S. theaters on March 12, 2021.

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