Disney Announces Wish, New Animated Feature Film For The Company’s 100th Anniversary [D23]

Of all the catchy songs from Disney’s movies, the one that is most linked to the company is probably “When You Wish Upon A Star” from “Pinocchio.” Walking down Main Street at Magic Kingdom or Disneyland? You’ll hear it pumped through the loudspeakers.

If you listen to any compilation of their songs, it’ll be right on top of the playlist.

Heck, it’s the song that plays during the Walt Disney logo!That song in particular seems to sum up all the hopeful nostalgia that the House of Mouse traffics in.

So when they announced a surprise original movie at the end of tonight’s Disney Studios panel at D23, of course, it had to be about wishing upon a star.The film is called “Wish,” and will be directed by Chris Buck (“Frozen“) and Fawn Veerasunthorn, a Disney animation vet who worked on “Zootopia,” “Raya and the Dragon,” and “Moana,” to name a few titles.

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