In a rather expected turn of events, Disney has officially announced that Strange World from Walt Disney Animation Studios will be coming to Disney+ on Friday, December 23, 2022. This news has been widely speculated by fans for months and the announcement came in earlier today via the streaming platform’s social media accounts.
Strange World features a voice cast including Jake Gyllenhaal as Searcher Clade, a family man on an unpredictable mission; Dennis Quaid as Jaeger, Searcher’s explorer father; Jaboukie Young-White as Ethan, Searcher’s adventure-seeking son; Gabrielle Union as Meridian Clade, Searcher’s accomplished pilot partner; and Lucy Liu as Callisto Mal, Avalonia’s fearless leader.
This latest animated film introduces us to the Clades – a family of explorers as they navigate a treacherous, uncharted land with the help of a mischievous blob, a three-legged dog, and various unfriendly creatures. Strange World was released in cinemas last November 23 and was noted to be Walt Disney Studio’s attempt to introduce its very first LGBTQ+ main character.
In case you missed it, check out Strange World’s official trailer below. While you’re at it, remember to mark your calendars on December 23 to watch the film over at Disney+.