Chris Pine He wasn’t happy about picking up the microphone for his new Disney movie musical he wishes.
“Every time you say, ‘They hired me?! Oh my God, no,’” Payne, 43, said Entertainment Weekly In an interview on Monday, November 20 regarding his singing ability. “It’s not my forte, it’s not my background.”
Although he was very anxious, Payne liked the style of the songs he wrote Julia Michaels And Benjamin Rice For the film that celebrates 100 years of Disney storytelling.
“There’s a dominant melody line and… [Michaels] He explained to the outlet that he was intentionally playing against her. “I think that’s how you really hear the story of the lyric. It is [Stephen] Sondheim-esque because his work is similarly blasphemous. It’s always plot-driven and emotion-driven rather than just something in a pretty song. I loved the challenge of it, but I was definitely a nervous singer, for sure.
This isn’t the first time Payne has shown off his vocals. In 2014, he performed in the musical film Into the forest – Which caused him the same amount of stress.
“Stephen Sondheim came to the recording session with the full orchestra. As I was out, he said, ‘What’s that note in the second verse?’ And I said, ‘Oh! B.’ It’s like, “It’s apartment A.” Star Trek The actor shared. “The point is, he heard me mess up. So, that’s a long way of saying, yeah, I was terrified.”
Disney he wishesWhich will be shown in theaters on November 22 Ariana DeBose She plays Asha, a 17-year-old girl who makes a wish for the stars after believing there is darkness in the magical kingdom of Rosas, a land ruled by the sorcerer Magnifico (Paine).
The film – which was announced during the D23 Expo – aims to honor the 100th anniversary of Disney Animation Studios.
“‘When You Wish Upon A Star’ was one of the first songs I knew,” Wish screenwriter said Jennifer Lee Tell Entertainment Weekly in October. “I don’t even know when I first heard that. It’s always been there. You can say desire is negative because you’re wishing and hoping for it to happen, but it’s really a declaration of what moves your heart, and striving for that is important. How can we break that down in a more complex way? , but also with a lot of centenary celebration?
Chris Buckco-director of Wish alongside Verasunthorn fawnShe revealed that during early test scans, it was difficult for “people to understand the strength of desire” or how “emotional” it was.
“That was pivotal. We knew we had to keep working to make it look strong,” Buck, 65, explained to the outlet.