Published On: Wed, Dec 17th, 2014

‘Finding Dory’ explains her origins, not in the ocean, Ellen DeGeneres ‘excited’

Details have been officially confirmed regarding the long-awaited sequel to Finding Nemo as Disney Pixar president Jim Morris tells Slashfilm that the majority of the film will take place at the Marine Biology Institute of California, a rehab facility for marine life.

The new film, Finding Dory, centers on the character voiced by Ellen DeGeneres as Dory learns she was born at the institute and released into the sea at a young age.

Finding Dory logo Pixar 2015 filmNemo is on a field trip when Dory’s memories come flooding back and the journey begins. Her dad, Charlie, will be voiced by Eugene Levy, and her mother Jenny will be played by Diane Keaton.

“I’m excited that it’s finally happening,” DeGenes told her audience on Ellen as the new details emerged. “I read the script and it’s fantastic, it’s hilarious, it’s warm, it’s everything that you want it to be.”

Morris was speaking at CCXP , The Comic Con Experience, in Brazil saying the majority of the movie takes place at the “Marine Biology Institute of California,” described as “a huge rehabilitation complex for marine and aquarium life. Dory learns that there she was born and raised and was released in the ocean still young.”

Ty Burrell will be joining the cast as a funny beluga whale named Bailey and stars from The Wire, Idris Elba and Dominic West, will be voicing characters as well.

Albert Brooks, Willem Dafoe and others will return to voice their respective characters.

The film is set for release in June 17, 2016.
Albert Brooks as Nemo Ellen DeGeners Dory in Finding Nemo

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