Disney announced today that Mark Mancina & Opetaia Foa’i will return to compose the music for the upcoming animated musical Moana 2. They are joined by Grammy Award winners Emily Bear & Abigail Barlow (Bridgerton: The Musical) who are also contributing music to the film, which is directed by Dave Derrick Jr. and follows the title character who – after receiving an unexpected call from her wayfinding ancestors – must journey to the far seas of Oceania and into dangerous, long-lost waters for an adventure unlike anything she’s ever faced . Mancina (Twister, Tarzan, Brother Bear, Bad Boys, The Sea Beast) has previously scored the original 2016 movie, which featured original songs composed by himself, Opetaia Foa’i & Lin-Manuel Miranda. Moana 2 will be released in theaters on November 27, 2024 by Walt Disney Pictures.