Moana 2 Release Date, Characters, and Story

An animated musical adventure movie, Moana hit our screens on November 14th, 2016 at the AFI Fest and was theatrically released on 23rd November 2016. With a complete running time of 107 minutes, Moana was directed by Jon Musker and Ron Clements. This was the 56th animated feature film from Disney which was produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by the infamous Walt Disney Pictures. The story of this audience-catching animated series is given by a group of talented writers namely Ron Clements, John Musker, Chris Williams, Don Hall, Pamela Ribon, Aaron Kandell and Jordan Kandell. The producer of the movie is named Osnet Shurer and it has an elaborate cast who plays several roles in this animated movie.

Moana 2 Release Date

Moana 2 Release Date
Moana 2

As of June 2022, there have been zero hints about the production, development and cinematographing of the second part of this 2016 animated movie. Moana was a huge sensation despite it being an adventure movie that was animated. Even though we understand the anxiousness of the fans and their anticipations, we are very sorry to inform no release date has been announced officially or through sources for Moana 2. However, there has been an Instagram post from the Disney Moana account hinting at the release of the series in the year 2023. So there may be chances of Moana returning onto your screen but not as a movie rather as a series. Whatsoever the case, Moana 2 developers and directors are completely hush-hush about the production and release of the second part and we know, as fans, we can help and keep calm.

PartsRelease Dates
Moana Release Date23 November 2016
Moana 2 Release DateNot Announced Yet
Moana 2 Release Date

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Moana 2 Story

The story that is the very example of finding one’s true identity while being part of a journey and finding a solution and path to your life and its troubles, Moana is about a courageous girl who has set her foot out to save the people she lives with. Being the one who was chosen by the ocean thousands of years ago to return the heart of Te Fiti, she was truly one hell of a woman. However, she was always kept aloof from her roles to be served by her parents until sixteen years later, a blight strikes the island. If you are wondering what is Te Fiti, well Te Fiti Is the goddess whom the inhabitants of the Polynesian Island Motunui worship. The blight which strikes the islands results in devastating effects. The blight kills the existing vegetation and also results in a drastic reduction of the fish catching, their primary occupation. Being the only daughter of the chief Of Motunui Tui, Moana decides to travel beyond the island’s reef to find more fish. However, she was strictly denied by her father Tui for Moana and her pet pig Pua to visit beyond the island reef.

Despite everything Moana did try but was defeated by the tides and thus, returned to Motunui. However, to her surprise, her grandmother Tala reveals her that the inhabitants of Motunui were voyagers before the stealing of the heart of Te Fiti and thus reveals a secret cave of ships. She even explained to Moana that the ocean, was unsafe without the presence of the heart of Te Fiti and these troubles shall end and everything can be cured if Moana goes and finds Maui who has stolen the heart of the Te Fiti. If they restore the heart, that would mend things for each inhabitant of the island. Moana thus, with her dumb et sets out on an adventure and faces an action-packed voyage where she has to defeat several enormous monsters and impossible odds to finally fulfil the quest of returning the heart of Te Fiti to the rightful place. During this whole adventure, she was accompanied by Maui and this has been a journey of self-revelation for Moana, which taught her things about herself and also helped her find her true identity.

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Moana 2 Characters

Moana 2 Release Date
Moana 2

Moana has a cast which is elaborate and star-studded and you would be both excited and surprised to know the stars who have rendered life and voice to these powerful characters of this animated series. 


Voiced by Auli’i Cravalho, who is an American Actress and singer, she is well-known for her acting debut in the year 2016 in Disney’s 3D computer-animated feature film, Moana. After her rise and claim to fame through Moana, she appeared in several hotshot movies and series like NBC Drama series Rise, Netflix’s Drama Movie All Together Now, and Crush, a Hulu romantic comedy. She was born on 22nd November 2000 and hails from Kohala Hawaii. She has completed her education at Columbia University.


Voice by the very famous Dwayne Johnson, he is a well-known American actor, popularly known by his ring name The Rock. He is not just an actor but an American businessman and former professional wrestler. Born on 2nd May 1972, he hails from Hayward California of the United States of America. He is known to wrestle for 8 years in the WWE and then switch to a prolific acting career. His upcoming movies are Black Adam. He was recently seen in Hobbs and Shaw, Red Notice, and Jumanji among many others.

Hei Hei: The Rooster

Alan Tudyk has given character to the dumb pet role of Moana, the Hei Hei Rooster. He is an American actor and is well known for his roles in Tucker and Dale Vs Evil, Hoban Wash Washburne in the space western series Firefly. He was born on 16th March 1971 and hails from El Paso Texas United States of America. Married to Charissa Barton, he has completed his education at Lon Morris College and Julliard School. 

Other important roles were even there as the role of Gramma Tala was voiced by Rachel House and the role of the father of Moana, Chief OF Motunui, Tui was voiced by Temuera Morrison. The role of Sina was played by Nicole Scherzinger. Similarly, the role of Tamatoa was played by Jemaine Clement.

Moana 2 Trailer

The official trailer of the Moana was released on Walt Disney Animation Studio’s official YouTube channel on 15th September 2016 before its official theatrical release on November 23rd, 2016. However, there is no trailer release or rumour as of yet regarding the second part of Moana. However, the only thing we know is the making of this part 2 is already in progress and we can expect the release of this in form of a movie or series, which is expected to be out in the year 2023. However, one thing about the release is we can expect the trailer of the same before its release which can be in early or mid-2023.

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Where to Watch Moana 2?

Moana 2 Release Date
Moana 2

The first part of this very amazing self-discovering animated movie is streaming on several platforms. With the undoubting success and traction, the movie is surely gaining a lot of viewership and audience on several platforms. For the people in India, the primary platform to watch Moana would be Disney Plus hot star with a subscription. So every user or viewer with an active Disney+ subscription can easily watch the movie. Other than this option, you can even rent the movie from YouTube by paying an amount of 40 INR. The movie can also be rented from Google Play Movies and TV by paying an amount of 40 INR and Apple TV also streams the movie’s part 1 but you need to be paying INR 490 for viewing the same. If asked about Part 2 of the movie, or as rumoured the series, there is no particular information regarding its release. However, being a production of Disney, Disney+ would surely act as the primary streaming partner of the series if it’s decided to get released.


Where can we watch part one of Moana?

Part one of Moana can be watched right now on several platforms but with a subscription. The platforms are namely Disney plus Hotstar, YouTube, Apple TV and Google Play Movies.

When was Moana Part 1 released?

Part one of Moana had a grand theatrical release on 23rd November 2016.

Is the trailer of Moana 2 out?

No, the trailer of Moana 2 is not out yet and there has been no hint regarding the same.

Will the Moana 2 be a series?

According to the post made on disneymoana’s username, it is highly anticipated that the second part might be a series of episodes of Moana’s adventure as a voyager.

What is the primary idea of the movie Moana?

The primary idea which is relayed by Moana was finding oneself while being a part of a journey and being courageous while making life decisions. Such decisions should always mean for the greater good of the people surrounding you.

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