Lead character Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, in Pixar’s new animated film Soul. Image: Pixar Lead character Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, in Pixar’s new animated film Soul. Image: Pixar
Lead character Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, in Pixar’s new animated film Soul. Image: Pixar
American films

Soul: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey and crew of Pixar’s new film on Disney+ talk about its black lead character and poignant message

  • Soul is the first Pixar movie to feature a person of colour as the lead character, which ‘grew naturally out of the story’, director Pete Docter says
  • The film, also coming to some cinemas, is ‘exactly what I am now going through’, Foxx says, after his younger sister, who had Down’s syndrome, died this year

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Lead character Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, in Pixar’s new animated film Soul. Image: Pixar Lead character Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, in Pixar’s new animated film Soul. Image: Pixar
Lead character Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, in Pixar’s new animated film Soul. Image: Pixar
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