Pixar unveils ‘Brave’ with teaser trailer
June 28th, 2011
09:43 AM ET

Pixar unveils ‘Brave’ with teaser trailer

The reviewers may have been unimpressed with “Cars 2” – which still went on to open at the top of the box office over the weekend– but interest has definitely been piqued for an upcoming project from the studio: “Brave.”

The animated tale follows a Scottish princess who goes against the wishes of her parents and inadvertently puts the kingdom in jeopardy as a result.

The minute-long clip shows the princess riding through a picturesque landscape as a narrator explains, "When we are put to the test, it is the one thing we must always be," before the title card flashes on the screen.

Kelly Macdonald ("Boardwalk Empire") provides the voice of the red-haired princess, with Emma Thompson and Kevin McKidd ("Grey's Anatomy") also cast. The animated fantasy will hit theaters June 22, 2012.

Check out the trailer below:


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  1. BraveHeat

    Anything that is produced in Horrywood will make money due simply to the fact that 14 year olds are the ones going to see the flicks. Their parents tell them to get the hello out of the house and the movies are a low impact place to go. Still, the trailer looks interesting if the flick lives up to previous Pixar attempts. I'll wait for the rental market.

    June 29, 2011 at 5:26 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Joshua

    ....I heard gingers have no souls....

    June 29, 2011 at 4:28 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Steve-O

    I hope Buzz is in it.

    June 29, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Lord2FLI

    Strikes me as a western version of something Hayao Miyazaki would make, someone whom John Lasseter has gushed about and praised for over a decade (and rightfully so, Miyazaki is a legend in animation). I'm looking forward to this, as well as a sequel to The Incredibles :)

    June 29, 2011 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jennifer

    What is really cool about this film is that it is the first Pixar movie ever to "star" a girl. From what I understand, it is not at all a typical Disney princess film either.

    June 29, 2011 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Travis

    Ung...REALLY?

    Good God Disney (Note I did not say PIXAR- as that company no longer exists since the hand-over to the tragic Kingdom in 2006)...What is your fetsihlike obsession for this forest primeval, princess-fairy tale tripe. GEeeetttt ooovvvveerrrr iiiitttt aaalllrrreeaadddyyyyyyy!

    Honestly, this can't be the go to gag in your rather shallow bag of tricks EV-ery time. K?

    June 29, 2011 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
    • Harper

      Well, technically, it is Disney Animation Studios that doesn't exist anymore. When Disney (the parent company) purchased Pixar, they fired all of the executives of Disney Animation Studios, and placed the executives of Pixar in their place. So in effect, Pixar now runs Disney rather than the other way around.

      And after the takeover, they have completely reimagined the 'princess' genre. Princess & the Frog and Tangled are VERY different stories from Snow White and Cinderella etc.

      June 29, 2011 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • silverslipper

      So Travis, don't go!

      June 29, 2011 at 5:40 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Ben

    I want to see a prequel And a sequal to The Incredibles. I want to see more films starring the superhero family. They will Never give Pixar an Academy award for Best picture, because they don't give A.A. award to animated movies, even before animated movies had their own special catagory, however, Pixar often gets an award from Rotten Tomatoes for the most critially praised movie of the year-Toy Story 2, Wall-E, Finding Nemo, Toy Story 3 to name a few Pixar films that earned better reviews than any other movie released durning the calendar year according to Rotten Tomatoes. Metacritic has also praised every Pixar movie in the past (execpt Cars 2).

    June 29, 2011 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  8. bam

    how dare anyone try to teach kids World History. u r supposed to remove violence from everything and candy coat all stories struggling is not allowed everyone wins in the end 100%.
    nothing like molding the American kids into whining cry babies thinking they are special with coffee in hand

    June 29, 2011 at 9:54 am | Report abuse |
  9. doctordonna

    A Scottish movie without David Tennant? How sad.

    June 29, 2011 at 9:52 am | Report abuse |
  10. zebbycat

    OK, enough with the crap. Make a sequel to The Incredibles! Please!

    June 28, 2011 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
    • Richard

      I agree. An incredibles sequel would be nice. Surprised they haven't made it already.

      June 28, 2011 at 12:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Huh?

      First time in a long time I've heard someone angrily dismissing something that may be original and demanding... a sequel? Zebbycat? How about just Copycat?

      June 28, 2011 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • fred

      Better yet. How a bout a pre-quel to the Incredibles. How did they get to be so Incredible?? And then a movie focusing on Jack-Jack as the baby Incredible red-hot flame-bursting baby who saves the day.

      June 28, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
  11. apples

    this sounds swell. i hope they have it in 3d

    June 28, 2011 at 10:58 am | Report abuse |
  12. Lanoom

    Cars makes the crazy money.

    Everything else is for making money AND getting critical acclaim. Brave will be no different.

    June 28, 2011 at 10:50 am | Report abuse |
  13. William Wallace

    Braveheart for kids!

    June 28, 2011 at 10:39 am | Report abuse |
    • HollywoodSurF

      Voted the Wimpiest Man in Hollywood!

      [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APcAg0PFzO0&w=640&h=390]

      June 29, 2011 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |

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