... Over The Moon: Meet Gobi. Gobi is playful, active & friendly, he seems to be a little anxious and gets attached to people very fast which shows when he meets Fei Fei. The world is filled with so many fantastical elements that light up the screen. He is later found by Fei Fei and bond, by singing the song. Over the Moon is a soon-to-be-released animated musical comedy film. “Over the Moon” also stars “Grey’s Anatomy” actress Sandra Oh as Fei Fei’s step mother Mrs. Zhong and “The Hangover” actor Ken Jeong as Gobi. They later found The Gift and get it to Chang'e. ", For Ang's big moment, Curtis, Duffield, and Park "wanted to portray the designing and the building of the rocket piece by piece. He says goodbye to Fei Fei at the end of the movie. Fei Fei comes with a backpack and Gobi glows in the dark while Chang'e has bendable arms and legs to perform dance moves. As Keane says in the film's press notes, "In the creative process we discovered the emotions of the characters ran so deep that there were often times where words simply weren’t enough. Pangolin-like Lunarian She exiled you over a song? Not to mention the appearance of Gobi (Ken Jeong), Fei Fei’s practically radioactive sidekick, who barrels in half-way through with the overly enthusiastic pep of Up’s Dug or Frozen’s Olaf. Gobi: After I sang that song, the Goddess disappeared. A young girl embarks on a quest to find a goddess in Over the Moon, a new animated film out October 23rd via Netflix.. Lunaria Quick View Netflix's Over the Moon Gobi Plush Doll Opens a popup. “Over the Moon” does just enough to put its own memorable spin on its life lessons using song and a mix of positivity and darkness to present the dangers of depression and allowing grief to dominate one’s perspective. "We tried to capture Gobi’s playful nature and humble character through the sound of the ukulele," the trio says. The Netflix animated film stars Phillipa Soo and Sandra Oh. The song starts out almost like a prayer; Fei Fei longs for her mother, but an intuitive voice breaks through her grief and inspires her to prove that Chang’e is real and to build a rocket to the moon. History [edit | edit source] Gobi was Chang'e's most trusted advisor and a high level member of the court. Seldom-Seen Species: Gobi is … Member of the court (high level, formerly)Advisor (formerly)Lunarian Overly Long Tongue: He has a long tongue which he uses for many purposes, such as lassoing a giant moon frog and grabbing onto a fleeing hover-bike. According to director Glen Keane, the Chinese version of Over the Moon is "99.999% exactly the same. Over the Moon is directed by Oscar Winner Glenn Keane, who made his name by working on classic Disney Animated films like The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast – to name a few – and has an Allstar cast with John Cho, Margaret Cho, Sandra Oh, Kimiko Glenn, Ken Jeong, and … In this animated musical, a girl builds a rocket ship and blasts off, hoping to meet a mythical moon goddess. Relationships Over the Moon’s Asian-American cast on what the movie means for them . This reprise is "a bilingual song/spell that evokes longing and hope simultaneously. Gobi is a pangolin-like Lunarian, he's green and tiny, he also has a pig-like nose. She now resides on the moon with the Jade Rabbit. The Skydance Animation is serving as the producers of the film. Add to List Opens a popup. There were a few little details here and there we adjusted for the Chinese version. Through this introductory song, they tried to "convey her undeniable force, beauty, and irreverence through this music that demands people to dance. ", "Rocket To The Moon," the songwriters say, "represents Fei Fei’s journey and the journey at the heart of the film. He was banished of the Lunarian Palace for singing the song Wonderful to Chang'e, which caused The Great Darkness. Bungee had a potion fall on her, giving her magical powers, the ability to shoot beams from her ears. “Over the Moon” doesn’t exactly talk down, but it clutters its serious themes every chance it gets. A little bit about OVER THE MOON. Directed by Glen Keane, the animator behind Disney classics like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin, Over the Moon tells the story of Fei Fei (voiced by newcomer Cathy Ang), a young girl with an incredible passion for science. Gobi… ", "Love Someone New" the songwriters say, "had to hold the themes of the film tightly in its musical arms, and then let them go. 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