We do speak about how Bruno’s character modified in the course of the inventive course of.
Mirabel is the primary main Disney animated female character to put on glasses — and one of many causes she does is as a result of her identify comes from the Spanish phrase “Mira” that means “to look”.
Additionally, Mirabel’s singing in “The Household Madrigal” is the fastest singing a personality has needed to do in Disney historical past.
Lin-Manuel Miranda truly wrote “The Household Madrigal” tremendous early within the improvement technique of the movie — lengthy earlier than they even knew the way it was going to finish.
Luisa’s track “Floor Strain” — a fan favorite — was truly impressed by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s older sister.
In the meantime, Lin says the character he most identifies with within the movie is the little boy consuming espresso.
When Lin was writing “Colombia, Mi Encanto” he tried his greatest to channel Carlos Vives — so it was a full circle second when Carlos ended up recording the track for the movie:
Followers have undoubtedly seen that “We Do not Discuss About Bruno” follows a musical theater type that Lin-Manuel has actually perfected over a number of initiatives on songs like “Non-Cease” from Hamilton and “96,000” from In The Heights, the place characters every sing their very own verses overlapping with one another.
The thought for the track got here from “that one factor” in each household that everybody talks about regardless that you are not alleged to.
Whereas everyone knows Bruno as a candy, type, and completely misunderstood man (who was objectively not 7 ft tall), Bruno was initially written to be harsher than the character we fell in love with on display screen:
Lin wrote “Ready On A Miracle” in a totally completely different beat, resembling extra of a waltz time, to represent that Mirabel is an outsider in her household.
“Dos Oruguitas” is the first song that Lin-Manuel Miranda has written from begin to end in Spanish.
The writers determined that the Madrigal kids would have their present ceremony particularly at 5 as a result of they felt that is a typical age when “kids’ labels start to stick.”
Actually, every of the Madrigal presents is supposed to particularly correlate to a conventional function held in a household.
The thought for Encanto began way back — proper after Zootopia (2016) completed manufacturing, in accordance with the inventive workforce in a press launch. Administrators Jared Bush and Byron Howard have been engaged on it earlier than Moana even hit theaters in 2016.
The workforce originally considered giving Agustín and Félix powers once they married into the Madrigal household, however in the end determined to maintain it to solely Madrigal kids to signify “household roles and expectations.”
The filmmakers all took a visit to Colombia together with the Colombian Cultural Belief for analysis, and Lin totally immersed himself with completely different Colombian musicians for songwriting inspiration.
Because the Madrigal household is so giant, the filmmakers used coloration schemes for his or her clothes to establish the smaller items inside the prolonged household.
And, lastly, earlier than some other element of the movie was set, the creators knew one factor: That this might be a movie a couple of household.