Pixar is working on the animated film Luca. It is a coming-of-age story that takes place in Italy, the animation studio announced Thursday.
The film is about a boy who lives in the Italian Riviera. Together with a friend he experiences daily adventures in the area.
However, his friend does not know that Luca is actually a sea monster from another world. When his true identity becomes known, the bond with his friend is jeopardized.
The film will be directed by Enrico Casarosa and is expected to hit theaters on June 18, 2021.
Disney released initial details about the film after speculation about the project online.
The release of Soul, the next Pixar movie, is scheduled for November 20.