Merry Christmas my dear readers if this is a holiday that you are celebrating along with us. I’m returning to the topic of the brand-new Disney Pixar release “Soul” which opens today and if you missed our trailer post from a few weeks ago just click HERE to be on point with that. As noted in the close of that post, we helped share the news that instead of hitting the theaters this was going to the Disney+ streaming service for all to see provided they are subscribers. There isn’t a premium cost like they did with “Mulan”. Let’s review the premise and voice casting below shall we.
Joe Gardner, a middle school music teacher, has long dreamed of performing jazz music onstage, and finally gets a chance after impressing other jazz musicians during an opening act at the Half Note Club. However, an untimely accident causes Gardner’s soul to be separated from his body and begin to proceed to the Great Beyond, and Gardner escapes to the Great Before, a world where souls develop personalities, quirks, and traits before being sent off to Earth. There, Gardner must work with souls in training at the Great Before, such as 22, a soul with a dim view on the concept of life, in order to return to Earth before his body dies and also avoid a soul-counter named Terry, who goes to earth to find Joe and bring him back to the afterlife to meet her quota.
Continue reading Now Streaming: “Soul” on Disney+ (12/25/2020)