This upcoming Pixar film stars Filipino-American leads

Gelo Lasin

Suddenly, a full-length, Filipino-led Disney flick doesn’t sound too far-fetched anymore.

Filipino artist Bobby Rubio revealed on Twitter that he will be acting as the writer/director of an upcoming Pixar short film titled ‘Float’, which will feature two Filipino-American leads.


Bobby has previously worked on notable animated flicks such as ‘Tarzan’, ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ and ‘Up.’

‘Float’ is a part of the Pixar SparkShorts program, a new experimental story-telling initiative that ‘welcomes new creative voices at Pixar to share their stories.’

The flicks are expected to drop on YouTube in February.


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