“Turning Red” is an upcoming American animated film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and directed by Domee Shi, who previously directed the Academy Award-winning short film “Bao.” The film is set to be released on March 11, 2022.
The film follows a 13-year-old girl named Mei Lee who turns into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited or emotional. As Mei Lee struggles to control her transformations, she must navigate the challenges of adolescence while also dealing with her overprotective mother.
“Turning Red” features a voice cast that includes Rosalie Chiang as Mei Lee, Sandra Oh as Mei Lee’s mother, and Bowen Yang as a friend of Mei Lee’s. The film is the first feature-length film to be directed by a woman of Asian descent at Pixar and is expected to explore themes of identity, family, and growing up.
Duration: 100 min.