'Onward' trivia and fun facts
Reports On January 28, 2020, The Hollywood Reporter reported that San Francisco based artist Sweet Cicely Daniher is suing "Disney, Pixar and Onward producer Kori Rae for allegedly conspiring to secretly create an animated doppelganger of her one-of-a-kind van [The Vanicorn] without permission" following a misleading business arrangement.
'Spider-Man' Tom Holland and Octavia Spencer both have connections to 'Spider-Man'. Holland currently plays Peter Parker / 'Spider-Man' in the MCU. Octavia Spencer had a small role in the 2002 'Spider-Man' movie with Tobey Maguire.
'¡Movida bajo el mar!' Mel Rodriguez's 3rd theatrically released animated film, after '¡Movida bajo el mar!' (2006) and 'Capitán Calzoncillos: Su primer peliculón' (2017).
Computer-animated Disney's seventh computer-animated film to release in the spring season after 'Dinosaur' (2000), 'Finding Nemo' (2003), 'The Wild' (2006), 'Meet the Robinsons' (2007), 'Up' (2009), and 'Zootopia' (2016).
Without co-director Pixar's tenth film to not have a co-director after 'Toy Story' (1995), 'The Incredibles' (2004), 'Wall-E' (2008), 'Toy Story 3' (2010), 'Monsters University' (2013), 'The Good Dinosaur' (2015), 'Cars 3' (2017), 'Incredibles 2' (2018), and 'Toy Story 4' (2019).
Released in March. The fourth Disney's computer-animated film to be released in March, after 'Meet the Robinsons' (2007), 'Mars needs moms' (2011) and 'Zootopia' (2016)
PG-Rated Pixar's fourth PG-rated film to not take place through a human's perspective, after 'Inside Out' (2015), 'The Good Dinosaur' (2015), and 'Finding Dory' (2016).
Ali Wong Ali Wong's 4th theatrically released animated film, after 'The Angry Birds movie' (2016), 'The LEGO Ninjago movie' (2017) and 'Ralph breaks the Internet' (2018), the prior of which is also from Disney.
The director has a major role in the movie Pixar's eighth film where the director or a co-director has a major role, not being simply listed in the additional voices, with Dan Scanlon as an undisclosed role, the other seven had been Finding Nemo (2003), The Incredibles (2004), Cars (2006), Up (2009), The Good Dinosaur (2015), Finding Dory (2016), and Incredibles 2 (2018).
Produced at en 2.35:1 Pixar's thirteenth film to be produced at 2.35:1 after 'A Bug's Life' (1998), 'The Incredibles' (2004), 'Cars' (2006), 'Ratatouille' (2007), 'Wall-E' (2008), 'Cars 2' (2011), 'Brave' (2012), 'The Good Dinosaur' (2015), 'Cars 3' (2017), 'Coco' (2017), 'Incredibles 2' (2018), and 'Toy Story 4' (2019).
Tom Holland and Chris Pratt This is the third time Tom Holland and Chris Pratt worked together. The first was Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
Ian Lightfoot's design Ian Lightfoot's character design is based on Alfredo Linguini from Ratatouille (2007), which is also from Pixar.
Inspired in Dan Scanlon's life According to director Dan Scanlon, who lost his father at a very young age, the film is inspired by the question he's always asked: "who was my father? The story is set in a world with no humans. Elves, trolls, sprites, and "anything that would be on the side of a van in the '70s," exist in this world, said the director. "In the film, we're going to tell the story of two teenage elf brothers whose father died when they were too young to remember him. But thanks to the little magic still left in the world, the boys embark on a quest that will allow them a chance to spend one last magical day with their father."