Kacey Musgraves has joined the English language solid of Studio Ghibli’s first-ever all-CGI movie Earwig and the Witch.
The movie – additionally identified by the title Aya and the Witch – was announced back in June. It will likely be the famed studio’s first movie in six years, and relies on the youngsters’s e book of the identical identify by the late Diana Wynne Jones.
Musgraves, who is about to voice the protagonist’s mom, mentioned on social media that her “all-time greatest coronary heart dream got here true”.
“My dad introduced a VHS tape of [My Neighbor] Totoro dwelling after I was about 9, and I’ll by no means ever neglect the consolation and the magic that film (and plenty of different Ghibli movies) have given me,” she wrote.
“To say this was a full-circle, bucket checklist second is an understatement.”
My all-time greatest coronary heart dream got here true ??♥️
Thanks @StudioGhibli for having me sing & voice a component in your new film. Can’t wait for everyone to see this one. Coming early 2021 #EarwigandtheWitch #StudioGhibli pic.twitter.com/MgX6Ur7Rqz
— Ok A C E Y (@KaceyMusgraves) December 15, 2020
Musgraves joins different voice solid members Richard E. Grant and Dan Stevens.
Earwig and the Witch is about for launch in early 2021, and was initially meant to premiere at this yr’s Cannes Movie Pageant earlier than the occasion was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“After corona[virus], how [does] the world change? That’s the largest concern for a lot of varieties of individuals now,” Studio Ghibli co-founder and producer Toshio Suzuki mentioned in an announcement earlier this yr.
“Even the film and tv trade can’t keep away from that. Can Aya and the Witch do nicely after corona? I considered that many instances after I was watching the early footage.
“Then I realised the large attribute of the film is Aya’s knowledge. If solely we’ve got knowledge, we will overcome something in any period. Once I considered that, I used to be relieved.”