Check out the trailer now, you’d be a foal not to (don’t worry, glitter cannot hurt you through the screen).
It’s rather sweet, and reminded me of Trolls, with the colour and glitter and a quest to make the world a better place. The film is out on Netflix on 24 September 2021.
I am not the target audience though, being a mother of 50 (that’s my age, not the number of my children — I’m not the old woman who lives in a shoe, though it often feels like it) with two boys, the youngest of whom shouted out “TURN IT OFF!” when I started watching the trailer. (To be fair, he is 32.)
Here’s the synopsis:
The unimaginable has happened…Equestria has lost its magic! Earth Ponies, Unicorns, and Pegasi are no longer friends and now live separated by species. But idealistic Earth Pony Sunny (Vanessa Hudgens) is determined to find a way to bring enchantment and unity back to their world. Teaming up with open-hearted Unicorn Izzy (Kimiko Glenn), the pair travel to faraway lands where they encounter the likes of charismatic and brave Pegasi Pipp (Sofia Carson) and Zipp (Liza Koshy) and the ever-responsible fellow Earth Pony Hitch (James Marsden). Their mission is full of misadventures, but these new best friends each possess their own unique and special gifts that may be just what this ponyverse needs to restore magic and prove that even little ponies can make a big difference.
Watch the trailer, and scroll down for images from the film.
My Little Pony: images
IZZY (Kimiko Glenn)
HITCH (James Marsden)
PIPP (Sofia Carson)
ZIPP (Liza Koshy)
Sunny (Vanessa Hudgens)
My Little Pony: A New Generation is directed by Robert Cullen, José L. Ucha, and co-directed by Mark Fattibene.
Here’s the voice cast: Vanessa Hudgens (“Sunny”), Kimiko Glenn (“Izzy”), James Marsden (“Hitch”), Sofia Carson (“Pipp”) and Liza Koshy (“Zipp”). Additional voice cast members include Ken Jeong (“Sprout”), Elizabeth Perkins (“Phyllis”), Jane Krakowski (“Queen Haven”), Phil LaMarr (“Alphabittle”) and Michael McKean (“Argyle”).