“Desire” was revealed on D23 Expo 2022, and will feature Ariana DeBose as Asha, a young girl from a fictional kingdom who makes a wish while looking at the stars. Disney Animation Twitter The report states that this is the origin story of the first wishing star. A star’s wish has long been a strong theme and definitive slogan at the Walt Disney Company. The star, which responds to Asha’s wish, helps her fight the darkness that has engulfed the kingdom. The film will feature musical numbers and brand new songs by Julia Michaels.
Further details have been revealed Term, as well as additional characters who will join Asha on her journey. These include the talking goat Valentino and one of the most ferocious villains in Disney animation history. DeBose will also perform a song titled “More for Us”, once again showcasing the singing talents she showed so well on West Side Story. Deadline also shared a quote from Jennifer Lee, head of Disney Animation, who said of the film, “The film means so much to all of us at the studio and it’s an incredible cross-generational collaboration.”
Wish is slated to premiere in November 2023.