It was just announced at the D23 EXPO that Shakira will be joining the voice cast of ZOOTOPIA. She joins an already announced voice cast that includes Ginnifer Goodwin. The film will be directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore.
ZOOTOPIA opens in theatres March 14.
Photos from the Presentation
Full announcement below.
SHAKIRA SHAKES UP “ZOOTOPIA”
International superstar Shakira is lending her Grammy®-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia, D23 EXPO fans learned via a taped message from Shakira today. Ginnifer Goodwin (ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” “Something Borrowed,” “Walk the Line”), the voice of the film’s rookie rabbit officer Judy Hopps, saluted fans alongside directors Byron Howard (“Tangled”) and Rich Moore (“Wreck-It Ralph”), and producer Clark Spencer (“Wreck-It Ralph”). Hilarious new scenes from the film were unveiled, plus a tease of the all-new original song, “Try Everything,” written by singer-songwriter Sia and songwriting duo Stargate, and performed by Shakira. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Zootopia” opens nationwide March 4, 2016.
HAVE YOU HERD? — Zootopia’s biggest pop star Gazelle will be voiced by Grammy®-winning international superstar Shakira in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Zootopia.” Shakira performs an all-new original song, “Try Everything,” for the film. Directed by Byron Howard (“Tangled”) and Rich Moore (“Wreck-It Ralph”), and produced by Clark Spencer (“Wreck-It Ralph”), “Zootopia” opens nationwide March 4, 2016.
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