Did You Know?
From baby time to now, I wanted to be a Disney princess and then I wanted to be a singer or an actress.
In the casting press release, director, John Musker
, said she was cast as Moana because of a "certain fearlessness in her auditions and callbacks." He further said, "She has a playful, mischievous wit. She can project vulnerability, she doesn't seem intimidated at all by the challenges ahead, and her Polynesian background has helped shape her connection to family, hard work, and music. These are ...