Disney have revealed the official logo for the new CGI animated Pixar film Brave
(formerly titled The Bear and The Bow).
Brave is Pixar’s first fairy tale, from acclaimed filmmaker/writer Brenda Chapman
(The Prince of Egypt). Chapman began as an additional animation artist on Who Framed Roger Rabbit and contributed story for The Little Mermaid, The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Fantasia 2000, Chicken Run and Cars.
The film centers on a character named Merida (Reese Witherspoon
), an impetuous, tangle-haired daughter of royalty, who would prefer to make her mark as a great archer. When a clash of wills with her mother compels Merida to make a reckless choice, she unleashes unintended peril on her father’s kingdom and her mother’s life. Merida struggles with the unpredictable forces of nature, magic and a dark, ancient curse to set things right.
Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson
, and Julie Walters
will also star.
comes to theaters June 15th, 2012.