More information about the sequel to the Oscar-winning 2003 Pixar movie Finding Nemo has finally been released.
Taking place six months after the first movie ended, Finding Dory will follow the blue fish (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres) as she searches for her parents. Along the way, she’ll visit a rehabilitation center and befriend a beluga whale named Bailey (voiced by Modern Family’s Ty Burrell) and Destiny, the whale shark (voiced by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s Kaitlin Olson).
“My character isn’t great at his own sonar capability, and Destiny has trouble swimming straight,” Burrell said.
Bailey and Destiny help out Dory, but they struggle to get along.
“We totally get on each other’s nerves,” Olson said. “I like to think I’m a shark, but Bailey calls me a whale, and I make fun of his head, because it’s gigantic.”
Olson said her character Destiny is much more kid-friendly than her It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia character Sweet Dee.
“I’m a lot nicer in this movie than I am in my television show,” she said. “You don’t really see Sweet Dee being sweet, ever. This character is. It was a lot of fun to play that and be vulnerable.”
Finding Dory will also feature the voices of Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Dominic West, Ed O’Neill, Eugene Levy, and Idris Elba.
“There’s always a deeper message with Pixar, and so much of it [in Finding Dory] is that these characters are trying to find faith in themselves,” Burrell said. “They’re trying to overcome their insecurities in order to help somebody in need.”
Finding Dory hits theaters June 17, 2016.
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