Pixar prepares a casting to find the voice of its first trans character
Pixar has announced that they are looking for a young voice who can embody the character of a 14-year-old trans teenager in their next project. To date they have only opted to give visibility to the group with secondary, or with theories that can sometimes sound forced, but it seems that now Pixar it will have a trans character in one of its films.
Although the company has not revealed what production it is for, different analysts have pointed out that this character would be in the film «turning red", directed by Domee shi. In the film, its protagonist transforms into a red panda in tense situations.
Specifically, what Pixar looking is someone to interpret Jess, a 14 year old trans girl. Below, you can read the announcement that Pixar has published from its official Twitter account:
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- Trans March (@transmarch) April 20, 2021
«Pixar look for a youthful voice for an upcoming animated project. The character, Jess, is a 14-year-old trans girl. She's compassionate, funny, and always has your back. We are looking for actresses ages 12 to 17 who: are enthusiastic, cheerful and energetic They are comfortable performing in front of a microphone. And they can authentically portray a 14-year-old trans girl"Concludes the list of requirements. "If you know someone who fits this description and would like to audition for the role, have their tutor contact [email protected]«.
It is unknown if it is a main or secondary character, but for now the news has been widely celebrated by the community LGTB + since it is a great opportunity for the visibility of trans children and to create references, what a good need.