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Today we receive our first look at Disney and Pixar's new film, Soul, from two-time Academy Award-winner Pete Docter. Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey voice the lead characters in the movie, which is co-directed by Kemp Powers and produced by Academy Award-nominee Dana Murray.

Soul centers around a middle school band teacher by the name of Joe Gardner (voiced by Foxx), whose lifelong dream is to be a jazz musician. “I think Joe is having that crisis that all artists have,” says Powers. “He’s increasingly feeling like his lifelong dream of being a jazz musician is not going to pan out and he’s asking himself ‘Why am I here? What am I meant to be doing?’ Joe personifies those questions.”

On the cusp on getting everything he's ever wanted, Gardner is transported to a mythical place where he must address what it truly means to have soul. Here, Joe is introduced to 22 (voiced by Fey), a soul who feels that life on Earth isn't as exciting as it may seem.

In speaking on the film, Docter reveals that Soul is essentially 23 years in the making. “It started with my son—he’s 23 now—but the instant he was born, he already had a personality,” he says. “Where did that come from? I thought your personality developed through your interaction with the world. And yet, it was pretty clear that we’re all born with a very unique, specific sense of who we are.”

Soul is due out in theaters June 19, 2020.

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