Netflix has debuted the lead single from upcoming animated feature Over The Moon with a new lyric video and making-of featurette. Performed by voice star Cathy Ang, “Rocket to the Moon” a stirring ballad in the best traditions of cinematic animated musical adventures. The tune is available to stream over the movie’s website and its official playlist on Spotify.
“Rocket to the Moon” Lyric Video:
The Making of “Rocket to the Moon”:
Directed by Oscar winner Glen Keane (Dear Basketball) and co-directed by Oscar winner John Kahrs (Paperman), Over the Moon centers on a bright young girl with a passion for science and boundless determination, who builds a rocket ship to fly to the Moon and prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess. There, she ends up on an unexpected quest, and discovers a whimsical land of fantastical creatures.
Written by the late Audrey Wells (The Hate U Give), Over the Moon is produced by Gennie Rim (Dear Basketball) and Pearl Studio’s Peilin Chou (Abominable). Executive producers are Janet Yang (The Joy Luck Club), Glen Keane, Ruigang Li, Frank Zhu and Thomas Hui. The movie features original songs by Christopher Curtis (Chaplin), Marjorie Duffield and Helen Park (off-Broadway musical KPOP).
The cast features Cathy Ang (Fei Fei), Phillipa Soo (Chang’e), Robert G. Chiu (Chin), Ken Jeong (Gobi), John Cho (Dad), Ruthie Ann Miles (Mom), Margaret Cho (Auntie Ling), Kimiko Glenn (Auntie Mei), Artt Butler (Uncle) and Sandra Oh (Mrs. Zhong).
Over the Moon premieres exclusively on Netflix on October 23.