Honorary Academy Award winner Diane Warren is providing the title song for the upcoming animated feature Ozi – Voice of the Forest. The film is directed by Tim Harper and features the voice talent of Amandla Stenberg, Laura Dern, Donald Sutherland, RuPaul Charles, Dean-Charles Chapman, Djimon Hounsou and Urzila Carlson. The movie revolves around an orphaned orangutan who uses her skills as an influencer to save her world from deforestation and sets out to find of her parents. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson (Before the Flood, Out of the Furance) & Phillip Watson are producing the project for Appian Way, alongside Mike Medavoy (Black Swan, Zodiac), Rodrigo Blaas (Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia), Keith Chapman (Paw Patrol), Adam Stanhope and Graham Appleby. Nigerian singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage is reportedly performing the Warren-penned song. Ozi – Voice of the Forest will premiere next month at the 2023 Annecy Film Festival and is expected to be released in 2024. (Screen International)

Warren’s other recent songs for film include Gonna Be You from 80 for Brady and Found from the Netflix animated movie The Magician’s Elephant.