'Brave' New Featurette Explains Why Pixar Makes Movie About Scotland




Meanwhile, 'Brave' is predicted by multiple experts to claim victory on box office in its opening week, defeating 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'.

Getting closer to its U.S. release date, "Brave" unleashes a new promotional featurette. Titled "Pixar Goes to Scotland", the footage highlights the background idea of why the studio decided to make a movie about a Scottish princess. The video shows how the film's crew conducted a longtime research and went on a journey across the country to adapt its beautiful landscape, tradition and culture into the film.

"Brave" follows courageous Merida, a Scottish princess who confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts. Determined to carve her own path in life, she defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric old Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish.

The movie marks the first Pixar movie with a female character as its lead. "The fact that Princess Merida is the lead here for the first time is really cool and exciting," the animated movie's director Mark Andrews told USA Today. "But Pixar has had great female role models. They are all over the place."

To hit theaters across the United States on Friday, June 22, "Brave" is supported by Kelly Macdonald as Princess Merida, Emma Thompson as Queen Elinor, and Billy Connolly as King Fergus. Some observers have predicted that the movie will open as a new box office champion with an estimated $55 million to $60 million, defeating "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" which will be released on Friday as well.



© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Who Gets Kicked Out? Moving Trucks Spotted at Brangelina's House After Split Announcement
  2. Marion Cotillard Is Pregnant. Could Brad Pitt Be the Father?
  3. Brad Pitt Blindsided by Angelina Jolie's Divorce Filing, 'Furious' at His Ex
  4. Ashley Graham Poses Completely Naked for Grazia U.K.
  5. Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck Appear to Be Arguing After Having 'Intense' Conversation at a Party
  6. Lady GaGa Reportedly Gives Bradley Cooper Unwanted Sexual Attention
  7. 'Spider-Man' Star Tom Holland Has a Secret Role in 'A Monster Calls'. Get the Details!
  8. Keanu Reeves Tries to Keep Renee Zellweger's Son Out of Jail in First 'The Whole Truth' Trailer
  9. Exes Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas Trapped in Elevator for Four Hours. Was It Awkward?
  10. Lady GaGa Skips Underwear While Stepping Out in Semi-Sheer Shorts

CELEBS PHOTO