Its the animated event film everyone forgot about because of COVID-19! Its RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON!
Raya and the Last Dragon (/ˈraɪ.ə/ RYE-ə) is a 2021 American computer-animated fantasy action film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Animation Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The 59th film produced by the studio, it is directed by Don Hall and Carlos López Estrada, co-directed by Paul Briggs and John Ripa, produced by Osnat Shurer and Peter Del Vecho, written by Qui Nguyen and Adele Lim, and music composed by James Newton Howard. The film features a predominantly Asian American cast, including the voices of Kelly Marie Tran as Raya and Awkwafina as Sisu, the dragon, along with Izaac Wang, Gemma Chan, Daniel Dae Kim, Benedict Wong, Sandra Oh, Thalia Tran, Lucille Soong, and Alan Tudyk.
Raya and the Last Dragon was theatrically released in the United States on March 5, 2021 by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures in standard 2D, 3D, Dolby Cinema, and IMAX formats. The film’s release was also simultaneously available on Disney+ with Premier Access, which is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic‘s closing many movie theaters across the United States and other countries.
Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reports that 94% of 259 critics have given the film a positive review with an average rating of 7.7/10. The website’s critics consensus reads, “Another gorgeously animated, skillfully voiced entry in the Disney canon, Raya and the Last Dragon continues the studio’s increased representation while reaffirming that its classic formula is just as reliable as ever.” On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 75 out of 100 based on 45 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of “A” on an A+ to F scale, while PostTrak reported 92% of audience members gave it a positive score, with 78% saying they would recommend it.