Turning Red Release Date, Trailer, Cast 2022

The Upcoming American computer-animated fantasy movie ‘Turning Red’ is a coming-of-age comedy genre. It is directed by Domee Shi, who also wrote Toy Story 4 (2019) and A Good Dinosaur and Inside Out in 2015. The film is produced by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures. The movie will be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and script by screenplay writer Shi Cho and Julia Cho.

The premiere will be on Disney plus, where the service is available for the countries. The film’s producer is Lindsey Collins and Cinematography, which Mahyar Abousaeedi Jonathan Pytko carried out.

Domee Shi is the first woman to direct a Pixar film in the industry. She has made a great contribution to movies like Soul (2020) and Luca (2021). She is also working on the new film Lightyear in 2022.

Ludwig Goransson is composing the film for the score, making his first film composition. The boy band is shown in the teaser as a fictional band named 4 Town revealed. The band performed songs written by Billie Ellish and Finneas O’ Connell.

Turning Red Movie Release Date 2022

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures announce the Turning Red release date on March 11, 2022. It will be available in the areas in which the service is provided. In the countries where Disney plus is not working, there will be theatrical global launches for the audience.

With the rise of the spreading Omicron variant on January 07, 2022, the planned, scheduled date shifted back to March 11, 2022. Considering the Covid-19 pandemic, the theatre release was replaced by digital streaming platforms like Disney Plus, allowing less infection to spread. In international countries where Disney plus services are unavailable, the film will be released on Cinema Theatres on March 11, 2022.

Turning Red Movie Plot


  • It is a story of a 13-year-old teenage girl going through adolescence filled with mood changes and relationships. She struggles to show the difficult phase she is going through and is a cheerful and optimistic person.
  • One day, she turns into a Giant Red looking Panda due to her ancestral mystery curse, which runs in her family from generation to generation. Her overprotected mom helps her adjust to her Big Panda body and supports her. She revealed the secret to her best friends and loved herself little by little in her newly changed body. She gets to know that when she gets excited, she “poofs’ turns into a Red Giant adorable panda.

Turning Red Cast

  • The 13-year-old girl Meilin Lee also called MeMei, is cast by Rosalie Chiang.
  • Mei Strict and overprotective mother Ming Lee cast by Sandra Oh. 
  • Mei Friend Miriam, played by Ava Morse.
  • Priya, Mei’s friend, is played by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan.
  • Another friend of Mei called Abby, played by Hyein Park.
  • Orion Lee plays the role of Jin Lee.
  • Grandmother of Meilin Lee cast by Wai Ching Ho.
  • Tristan Allerick Chen plays the role of Tyler, who was Mei’s classmate. Devon, a Secret Crus of Mei played by Addie Chandler.
  • The Boy Band called 4 starring Jordan Fisher, Josh Levi, Topher Ngo, Finneas O’Connell, and Grayson Villanueva.
  • The side characters whose roles are not yet disclosed by the film production are Sherry Cola, Sasha Roiz, James Hong, Lori Tan Chinn, Lillian Lim, Mia Tagano, and Lily Sanfelippo.

Turning Red Movie Trailer

  • Pixar Animation Studios released the film’s official trailer on November 17, 2021. The trailer shows a small dorky 13-year-old girl struggling but living with her best friends. They love a boy band 4” Town and tries to sing and rap while beatboxing with her loving friends.
  • The trailer depicts that the girl changes into a Big fat panda and struggles more in her new shape and size. She cries seeing her mom and her mom reveals the ancestral truth about the mystery of Red Panda. Showing the connection with the panda, she slowly gets used to being a panda and adjusts her emotions to become human.

Turning Red Movie Storyline

  • A 13-year-old little girl named Meilin Lee is Dorky, Confident, and brave for her age. She is cheerful and loves to spend time with her girls and admire a boy band called 4” Town. She sang, danced and enjoyed her time with best friends and started a new life in a new school. 
  • While growing through adolescence, a small teenage girl struggles with different interests and relationships. On stormy nights, she dreams about a nightmare and gets up in the early morning, calling for breakfast. She looks at her face in the mirror and gets terrified. Her mom helps her, and her friend support and cheers her up for the sudden body change.
  • Her overprotective mom reveals the secret of ancestors having a connection with Red Panda. She gets angry, but later she accepts herself for who she is and adjusts to her new life. To remain a human being, she tries to avoid getting excited. She finds herself with a new form which gives a new start for a new life.

    Turning Red 2022 Movie
    Turning Red 2022 Movie

Spoilers Alert

  • The movie shows a little girl’s life going through the same adolescence phase that every human being has to pass through. The spoilers of the movie are that Meilin Lee finds herself adjusting well in panda and human shape.
  • She at last accepted and loved herself. She might be able to find the true potential hiding from the world. She will release her value after turning into a Red panda and come to terms with her new self. Mei will control her emotions and save others in her panda form. This part can be a spoiler that she will help people with superhero abilities, which she discovered by becoming a panda through her ancestral blessings.

The Conclusion

The film is an animated comedy film that shows the lovable family relationships and her adorable best friends with whom she hangs out. She comes to accept how things took new turns of mystery and still finds herself in chaos. Her optimistic personality returns, which will be a cherry on top for the audience.

Animated films give a lot of beautiful meanings to life and morals. The movie will be a blockbuster and many fans and a clueless audience. The movie shows the love of family and support, which changes her life. It is a basic and important topic in real life as well.

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