WATCH: New ‘Over the Moon’ trailer

Over the Moon new trailerNetflix has just released a longer trailer for Over the Moon, its upcoming animated musical.

The film celebrates Chinese mythology as it centers of the adventure of a young girl named Fei Fei who builds a rocket to the moon in search of the mystical deity, Chang’e. As Fei Feinstein’s gets thrown into a crazy, colorful world, she encounters many magical creatures.

The new clip not only shares snippets of the songs from the film but also finally reveals the mysterious Moon Goddess (voiced by Hamilton‘s Phillipa Soo), who seems to be a diva-like supernatural superstar in the realm beyond the moon. The trailer teases some of Chang’e’s showstopping numbers as the goddess sends Fei Fei on a quest to find the former’s lost true love.

As previously reported, the movie boasts of an impressive creative team, directed by Glen Keane, the legendary animator behind Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Beast from Beauty and the Beast, and the title characters of Pocahontas and Tarzan. Over the Moon is co-directed by John Kahrs (Paperman) and the script was written by the late Audrey Wells. The film features music from Steven Price (Gravity) and songs by Christopher Curtis, Marjorie Duffield, and Helen Park.

Here is the official synopsis of the film:

“Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess. There she ends up on an unexpected quest, and discovers a whimsical land of fantastical creatures. Directed by animation legend Glen Keane, and produced by Gennie Rim and Peilin Chou, Over the Moon is an exhilarating musical adventure about moving forward, embracing the unexpected, and the power of imagination. The film stars Cathy Ang (Fei Fei), Phillipa Soo (Chang’e), Robert G. Chiu (Chin), Ken Jeong (Gobi), John Cho (Dad), Ruthie Ann Miles (Mom), Margaret Cho (Auntie Ling), Kimiko Glenn (Auntie Mei), Artt Butler (Uncle), and Sandra Oh (Mrs. Zhong).”

Over the Moon launches on October 23 on Netflix.

Check out the trailer below: