Parents need to know that Luca is an animated Pixar film that looks to have the kind of beautiful images and heartwarming story the studio is known for. This film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In July 2020, Pixar announced a new film titled Luca, with Casarosa directing and Warren producing. Casarosa stated that the film will be inspired by his childhood in Genoa and combine elements of Federico Fellini and Hayao Miyazaki. To prepare for the film, Pixar sent several of the film’s artists to the Italian Riviera for a research trip. Luca is scheduled to be released in the United States on June 18, 2021.
The film is directed by Enrico Casarosa in his directorial debut, written by Mike Jones and Jesse Andrews, and produced by Andrea Warren. The film features the voice talents of Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman, Marco Barricelli, Saverio Raimondo, Maya Rudolph, and Jim Gaffigan.