Dwayne Johnson Confirmed For Disney's Moana

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has confirmed that he is lending his voice to the demigod Maui in Disney’s animated feature film Moana.

As Maui, Johnson will aid the lead character, a young girl, in her search for a legendary island, hidden in the world of Oceania.

Maui is a character from Hawaiian folklore, who raise island and tied down the sun.

Moana, directed by Ron Celemnts and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin) will open in theaters in 2016.