Pixar on Thursday released the trailer for its upcoming movie titled Soul. Directed by Pete Docter, known for Up and Inside Out, the film features the voices of Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Questlove, Phylicia Rashad and Daveed Diggs.The story is about Jamie Foxx’s Joe Gardner, a school music teacher who falls down a manhole and finds himself in the soul world, where souls are given attributes before being put inside a baby. Gardner wishes to go back to his life, as he had finally gotten the chance of performing jazz onstage.
The film’s synopsis reads, “Joe Gardner is a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before – a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with a precocious soul, 22, who has never understood the appeal of the human experience. As Joe desperately tries to show 22 what’s great about living, he may just discover the answers to some of life’s most important questions.”