D23 Expo News — Pixar Film ‘Elio’ Announced Onstage

Adrian Molina (co-director of Coco) is set to direct Pixar’s Summer 2024 film, Elio.
Pixar Elio Concept Artwork

Pixar surprised audiences during the D23 Expo’s Studio Showcase: Celebrate the Magic of Disney and Pixar keynote, announcing the film Elio directed by Adrian Molina and produced by Mary Alice Drumm — releasing Spring 2024.

D23 Expo Elio Adrian Molina
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 09: Adrian Molina speaks onstage during D23 Expo 2022 at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on September 09, 2022. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
America Ferrera Elio D23 Expo
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 09: America Ferrera speaks onstage during D23 Expo 2022 at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on September 09, 2022. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
Yonas Kibreab Elio D23 Expo
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 09: Yonas Kibreab attends D23 Expo 2022 at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on September 09, 2022. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

VOCAL CAST

America Ferrera will voice Olga Solis

Yonas Kibreab will voice Elio Solis

PLOT SYNOPSIS

In the story, 11-year-old dreamer Elio is artistic, creative, and an avid indoors man who finds it hard to fit in. Meanwhile, Mom Olga, who runs a top-secret military project, is working to decode a strange signal from outer space. But it’s Elio who makes contact, gets beamed into space, and is subsequently mistaken for an intergalactic Ambassador for Earth.

IMAGES

Pixar Elio Concept Artwork

The gallery above contains images from the following Twitter accounts — Attractions Magazine, JoBlo, Beanz, Amy Fulcher, and Mama’s Geeky.

D23 Expo Backstage Elio
ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 09: Mary Alice Drumm, Yonas Kibreab, America Ferrera, and Adrian Molina attends D23 Expo 2022 at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on September 09, 2022. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

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