WHO’S IN IT?
Rosalie Chiang (film debut), Sandra Oh (Sideways), Ava Morse (Ron’s Gone Wrong), Maitreyi Ramakrishnan (film debut), Hyein Park (film debut), Orion Lee (First Cow), Wai Ching Ho (Hustlers), Tristan Allerick Chen (Poupelle of Chimney Town), Addie Chandler (film debut), Jordan Fisher (Work It), Josh Levi (School Spirits), Topher Ngo (film debut), Finneas O’Connell (Bad Teacher), Grayson Villanueva (film debut), Anne-Marie (film debut), James Hong (Kung Fu Panda), Lori Tan Chinn (Final Recipe), Lillian Lim (Meditation Park), Mia Tagano (film debut), Sherry Cola (Endings, Beginnings), Sasha Roiz (Pompeii), Lily Sanfelippo (Golden State)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Domee Shi (film debut), director, writer; Julia Cho (film debut), writer; Lindsey Collins (Finding Dory), producer; Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther), composer; Mahyar Abousaeedi (film debut) and Jonathan Pytko (film debut), cinematographers; Steve Bloom (Coco) and Nicholas C. Smith (Brave), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Mei (Chiang) is a 13-year-old Chinese-Canadian girl living in Toronto with her strict mother Ming (Oh), and enjoys hanging out with her equally excitable friends at school. However, Mei suddenly finds that she transforms into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited – which, given that she’s an adolescent girl, is practically always – due to a longstanding family curse, and must now find a way to live with her unusual new condition…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Pixar’s newest film is a cute coming-of-age story with a giant furry twist, which basically asks the question: what if the Hulk was a 13-year-old girl who frequently gets excited over boy bands?
WHEN’S IT OUT?
FRIDAY 11TH MARCH 2022
WHERE CAN I FIND IT?
STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON DISNEY+