Pixar has released the trailer for Carl’s Date , the short that will accompany Elemental in theaters and will bring back Carl Fredricksen ( Ed Asner ) and the dog Dug ( Bob Peterson ), protagonists of the classic Up .

The short was directed by Peterson, co-director of Up . You can watch the trailer below…

Carl’s date

As the title suggests in the short we will follow Carl Fredricksen ( Ed Asner ) prepare for his first date after the death of Ellie.

Written and directed by Bob Peterson , co-writer and co-director of Up and author and director of the short films Dug Days , the short is produced by Kim Collins ( Dug Days ).

The official synopsis of Elemental

The film introduces Ember, a tenacious, sharp, and “ardent” young woman, whose friendship with a funny, cheesy, “going with the flow” boy named Wade challenges her beliefs about the world they live in.

The cast

The original voices are by Leah Lewis, Mamoudou Athie, Ronnie del Carmen, Shila Ommi, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Catherine O’Hara, Mason Wertheimer, Joe Pera and Matt Yang King .

Italian voices

In the Italian version of the film, Valentina Romani lends her voice as Ember , a bright, fiery girl in her twenties with a great sense of humor who loves her family but sometimes catches fire easily; Stefano De Martino as Wade , an attentive and empathetic 20-year-old aqua who isn’t afraid to show his emotions, which are hard to miss; Serra Yilmaz as Ember’s mom Cinder ; and Hal Yamanouchi as Ember’s soon-to-retire father, Bernie .

Authors and producers

Elemental is directed by Peter Sohn , who helmed Arlo’s Journey , with Denise Ream producing ; the executive producer is instead Pete Docter . The Italian release is expected on June 21st . The screenplay was written by John Hoberg, Kat Likkel and Brenda Hsueh , story by Peter Sohn, Hoberg & Likkel and Hsueh .