New plot details revealing the main location for where Finding Dory will take place have emerged. /Film has provided us with not only the main setting, but also potential new characters and story points. This hotly anticipated sequel to the mega-blockbuster hit, Finding Nemo, which, when Finding Dory comes out in June of 2016, will be 13 years old, is coming quickly around the corner, so any news of the film's plot is extremely exciting. Check out what the plot details for Finding Dory are after the break!
Segments from the /Film article here:
"A new interview with Pixar President Jim Morris revealed that the bulk of the movie – which follows Dory ( ) on a quest to remember her past and find her parents – takes place in another aquatic location.
Morris talked about the plot of the film, which takes place several months after the first movie. Dory (DeGeneres) is living with Marlin (Albert Brooks) and Nemo on their reef; she goes with Nemo on a school trip. On the trip, memories are triggered, and they begin an adventure that will lead her to her family.
What we didn’t know is that the majority of the movie takes place at the 'Marine Biology Institute of California,' described as 'a huge rehabilitation complex for marine and aquarium life. Dory learns that there she was born and raised and was released in the ocean still young.'
By setting the story at the Marine Biology Institute, the door is opened for a ton of new characters, some of which we already know about. There are Dory’s parents Charlie and Jenny, voiced by Eugene Levy and Diane Keaton, as well as a funny beluga whale, Bailey, voiced by Ty Burrell. We’d also heard Idris Elba and Domenic West of The Wire provide their voices too."
The Marine Biology Institute seems to be the perfect place to set a sequel to a film like Finding Nemo. Especially in the wake of the film Blackfish, documenting the atrocities that are inflicted on Orca Whales in SeaWorld Parks, a rehabilitation center is the perfect mixture of new faces/locations and important messages. I see Finding Dory turning out to be more of a political film, which is funny to say about a high profile family flick like Finding Dory. While Finding Dory will clearly have a self-discovery storyline, I hope that director Andrew Stanton takes a WALL-E like approach, also being his creation. So, what do you think of this news? Does it excite you or raise new questions? Feel free to comment below!
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