Disney's 'Onward' to feature its first openly LGBTQ character

Disney's 'Onward' to feature its first openly LGBTQ character

Disney's 'Onward' to feature its first openly LGBTQ character

Disney Pixar have said that the upcoming movie Onward will feature the company's first openly lesbian animated character. The boys (voiced by Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) go in search of the lost magic in the film, which also features the voices of Julia Louis Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer and Lena Waithe.

Producer Kori Rae, in an interview with Yahoo Entertainment, confirmed that Waithe's character "just kind of happened" in the midst of writing the film.

"The scene, after we wrote it, was sort of becoming and it opens up the world a little bit bit, and that is what we needed", she mentioned.

"Onward", after monopolizing a somewhat less positive first criticism than usual for Pixar, will be released worldwide on March 6. Check out the trailer below.

In the past few years, Disney has been making attempts at LGBTQ+ representation, with LeFou being gay in the live-action Beauty and the Beast and two women kissing briefly in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

In one scene, the character and his police partner, expressed by Ali WongHe stops a driver who says he was distracted because his girlfriend's children have been acting badly.

Disney is breaking ground by introducing an openly lesbian character. They initially fool her as they talk about his girlfriends' kids and what's it's like being the new guy and she sympathizes.

Lena Waithe It has been made use of by Disney to specific the initially brazenly LGBTQ + character in the studio.

"Onward it's a fantastic modern world and we want to represent the modern world, "he said".

Disney is excited about keeping up with the times and trying to make sure that everyone feels included in their movies. They've shown hints of appearances of LGBTQ characters and couples.

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