Soul is a 2020 American animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for distribution by Walt Disney Pictures. It is directed by Pete Docter and co-directed by Kemp Powers, and written by Docter, Powers, and Mike Jones. The film stars the voices of Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Questlove, Phylicia Rashad, Daveed Diggs, and Angela Bassett.
Soul premiered at the BFI London Film Festival on October 11, 2020. Originally intended to be a theatrical release, it will be digitally released on Disney+ on December 25, 2020. The film received widespread critical acclaim, and holds a rare 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It was praised for its animation, story, voice acting, and music.
Soul Movie Release Date
Soul was originally scheduled for theatrical release in the United States on June 19, 2020 but due to the pandemic, it was delayed to November 20, 2020. This slot replaced Disney Animation’s film Raya and the Last Dragon, whose release was delayed to March 12, 2021. On June 3, 2020, Soul was selected as part of the line-up for the 2020 Cannes Film Festival.On September 8, 2020, it was announced that the film would have its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on October 11, 2020.
Disney announced that the film’s theatrical release had been cancelled altogether, and it would premiere exclusively on Disney+ on December 25, 2020.