Pixar had a rare misfire with the year with “Light year“, but look for the animation studio to stabilize its rhythm with”Elementary“, in theaters next summer. The 27th Pixar film takes audiences to Element City, where the inhabitants of earth, air, fire and water live together.
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“Elemental” centers on two of the townspeople, Ember and Wade, whose different ways of approaching life upend their worldview.
Here’s an official synopsis for the film, courtesy of Pixar:
The story introduces Ember, a tough, quick-witted, and feisty young woman, whose friendship with a fun, sappy, and dynamic guy named Wade challenges her beliefs about the world they live in.
Lea Lewis and Mamoudou Athie voice Ember and Wade in the film. More of the voice cast will be announced soon.
Pixar Veteran Pierre Sohnwho made his directorial debut with “The good dinosaur“, directs “Elemental”. Brenda Hsueh wrote the screenplay for the film.
Despite fundamental differences, Ember and Wade may realize they have more in common than they realize in “Elemental.” Catch the film when it hits theaters exclusively on June 16, 2023. Watch a trailer for the upcoming film below.