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Moana's Auli'i Cravalho Will Reprise Her Role in Hawaiian Language Version of Film

Moana's Auli'i Cravalho Will Reprise Her Role in Hawaiian Language Version of Film

Auli’i Cravalho will once again voice the title character, Moana, in the upcoming Hawaiian-language version of the movie!

The actress took to Instagram on Friday (November 3) to share the exciting news with fans.

“Aloha! I am THRILLED to announce I will be reprising my role in Moana… and this time… in the Hawaiian language!!” she captioned the video below, in which she also makes the announcement in Hawaiian. “Thank you to @DisneyAnimation, @UHWestOahu and everyone who has joined us to create this very special Hawaiian language version of the film.”

“To learn more about our exciting project and CASTING PROCESS, please visit acmsystem.hawaii.edu,” she added. “We can’t wait to share this with you!!! @disney @uhwoacm @honolulucc #moanaohana #olelohawaii #hawaiianlanguage.”

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Lea Michele, Darren Criss & More Stars of the Stage Shine at Elsie Fest 2017!

Lea Michele, Darren Criss & More Stars of the Stage Shine at Elsie Fest 2017!

Lea Michele and Darren Criss teamed up yet again!

The two Glee co-stars and friends both hit the stage at the 2017 Elsie Fest in New York City on Sunday (October 8).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lea Michele

The musical-oriented festival, which features stars and songs of stage and screen, included performers like Alan Cumming, Jeremy Jordan, Ingrid Michaelson, Norm Lewis, Auli’i Cravalho and Keala Settle.

Ryan Murphy, Alex Newell, Christine Taylor and Jenna Ushkowitz all attended the festival as well.

“All the feels tonight. Thank you to everyone who came out for Elsie Fest!! So happy you were there to introduce me tonight @mrrpmurphy I love you so much and thank you @darrencriss for including me in this amazing evening you are the most amazing friend and family I could ask for,” Lea wrote on Instagram.

The festival was co-created by Darren, Ricky Rollins and Jordan Roth in 2015.

Thank you, @elsiefest!!

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20+ pictures from the festival inside…

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Shannara Chronicles' Ivana Baquero Dishes on How Much Eretria Grew From Season 1 to Season 2

Shannara Chronicles' Ivana Baquero Dishes on How Much Eretria Grew From Season 1 to Season 2

Ivana Baquero wows in a red dress at People Magazine’s ‘Ones To Watch’ Party held at NeueHouse Hollywood on Wednesday night (October 4) in Los Angeles.

The Shannara Chronicles actress joined co-star Vanessa Morgan, as well as Rise‘s Auli’i Cravalho and Damon J. Gillespie, James Maslow, Chandler Kinney and Alexandra Shipp.

In a recent interview, Ivana opened up about Eretria’s growth we’ll see in season two of the show.

“Eretria undergoes a remarkable transformation in Season 1. Essentially, she goes from being selfish to selfless, and in the quest to save her life and the world from a demon invasion, she learns about love, compassion, and friendship.”

She adds, “By the end of Season 1, you’d think she’s ‘completed’ her arch, but little do we realize that she has yet to learn the most important thing about herself — which she will explore in Season 2 — who she really is and where she comes from.”

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Paris Jackson, Julia Michaels, Sasha Pieterse & More Hit Up People Mag's Ones To Watch Party 2017!

Paris Jackson, Julia Michaels, Sasha Pieterse & More Hit Up People Mag's Ones To Watch Party 2017!

Paris Jackson, Julia Michaels and Sasha Pieterse strike a pose on the carpet while attending People Magazine’s 2017 Ones To Watch Party held at NeueHouse Hollywood on Wednesday (October 4) in Los Angeles.

The three ladies were joined at the event by Natalie Morales, The Walking Dead‘s Ross Marquand, It star Wyatt Oleff, Francia Raisa, Moana‘s Auli’i Cravalho, Damon J. Gillespie, Connor Franta, Haters Back Off star Colleen Ballinger, Cassie Scerbo and Karrueche Tran.

Also in attendance at the celebration was Dancing with the StarsValentin Chmerkovskiy, Jordan Fisher, Lindsay Arnold, and Frankie Muniz with girlfriend Paige Price, Ty Dolla Sign, James Maslow, Violett Beane, Emma Kenney, Beau Mirchoff, Marcus Scribner, Lauren Ash, Alisha Marie, Emily Kinney, Scott Michael Foster, Noel Wells, Austin Abrams, Chandler Kinney, Niki Koss and Sterling Beaumon, Jack Quaid, Victoria Arlen, Ivana Baquero, Francia Raisa, Olivia Jade and her mom Lori Loughlin, Serinda Swan and Trevor Jackson.

FYI: Paris is wearing Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood with Sarah Flint shoes. Ivana is wearing HOUSE OF CB. Alisha is wearing an Allen Schwartz jumpsuit, Aldo sandal and Vince Camilo clutch. Julia is wearing Jen Hansen jewelry.

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Auli'i Cravalho Jokes That She Also Responds to 'Moana' in Public

Auli'i Cravalho Jokes That She Also Responds to 'Moana' in Public

The fact that the title character in Moana is animated definitely has not stopped actress Auli’i Cravalho from getting recognized in public!

“When I go out like with my mom, I’m shocked that cashiers are like, ‘This might sound weird, but are you Moana?’” the 16-year-old told People in an interview.

“And I get to say yes!” she continued. “At this point I also answer to Moana. It warms my heart.”

Auli’i‘s exciting new role in Rise will only increase her star power.

We can’t wait to see what amazing performance she gets stopped on the streets for next!

'Moana' Star Auli'i Cravalho Joins Darren Criss's Elsie Fest

'Moana' Star Auli'i Cravalho Joins Darren Criss's Elsie Fest

Auli’i Cravalho is joining Darren Criss at Elsie Fest this fall and JJJ can hardly stand the wait!

The Moana starlet, who is currently filming her new series Rise in New York City, will be joining Darren, Lea Michele and many more at the annual event, which “known as the Coachella of show tunes” in the Big Apple in October.

2017 Elsie Fest will take place on Sunday, October 8th in NYC’s Central Park beginning at 5pm.

How do you get tickets? General tickets are on sale RIGHT NOW at Ticketfly.com, and expect more performers to be announced in the days to come.

Auli'i Cravalho Just Boosted Everyone's Confidence In Themselves With This Smooth Tweet

Auli'i Cravalho Just Boosted Everyone's Confidence In Themselves With This Smooth Tweet

If you didn’t stan Auli’i Cravalho already, you’re going to starting right now.

The Moana actress, who is in New York filming her upcoming NBC series, Rise, headed outside to catch the Solar Eclipse today, and took a selfie to commemorate the occasion.

After posting the shot on Twitter, Auli’i‘s pic got a ton of responses ranging from “marry me” to comparing her beauty to the eclipse.

One in particular though stuck out to Auli’i.

“I’m 16 too how is it you look so good and i look like a poorly baked potato?” one fan named Dany replied to her.

Auli’i wasn’t going to let Dany be discouraged or call herself ugly in any way, shape or form — and her response was perfect:

Auli'i Cravalho Wants To Develop a Sunscreen That Won't Harm The Reef

Auli'i Cravalho Wants To Develop a Sunscreen That Won't Harm The Reef

Auli’i Cravalho made headlines as Moana, and we know she’s going to be amazing in NBC’s Rise.

Another thing she’s kind of amazing at? Science!

Did you know that while Auli’i was recording the voice of Moana, she was taking an insanely hard science class?

Taught by Gail Ishimoto, the teacher revealed to Honolulu magazine that Auli’i was breaking through barriers.

“She opened up a whole new world for us, working on a project on how sunscreen affects our coral reefs here. We’d start at 7am and work until 2am.”

Auli’i added that it was something she was really passionate about.

“Someday when I’m not running around, when I’m not getting on planes 24/7, I would like to develop a sunscreen that wouldn’t harm the reef.”

While Rise on the horizon, Auli’i isn’t ruling out science or even law for a future career.

“I’m planning on continuing my education. I’m not sure about shifting focus to this industry—I was planning on law and specifically focusing on the biological field. Maybe I can do both?”