Although heavily affected by the COVID pandemic and boycotted by some film networks, the animation “ Raya and the Last Dragon ” managed to surpass the $ 100 million mark at the global box office.
In the United States, the feature totals US $ 41.5 million. In the international market, it is US $ 59.2 million.
In total, the production has already raised 100.8 million US dollars worldwide.
For subscribers who have not opted for the Premier Access pass, the film will be available on Disney + from April 23 at no additional cost.
Directed by Hall and Carlos López Estrada, the film is Disney’s 59th animation and its first fantasy adventure inspired by Southeast Asian cultures.
Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the earth, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, the same evil has returned and it is up to a lone warrior, Raya, to find the last legendary dragon to restore the shattered land and its divided people. However, throughout her journey, she will learn that it will take more than one dragon to save the world – trust and teamwork will also be required.
Kelly Marie Tran stars in the production, giving Raya a voice. The cast also includes Awkwafina as Sisu, Gemma Chan as Namaari, Daniel Dae Kim as Benja, Sandra Oh as Virana, and Benedict Wong as Tong.
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