October is right around the corner, bringing with it all sorts of Fall festivities that ultimately culminate in holidays like Day of the Dead and Halloween. But this holiday season will bring a different sort of mischievous adventure to the Big Island of Hawai’i in DIRECTV’s The Legend of Hallowaiian. We’re pleased to bring you an early look at the new animated feature, courtesy of an exclusive clip. Featuring Vanessa Williams as the Fire Goddess, this clip sees the fiery island deity helping Kai and his friends defend their home against the evil demon Pineapple Head.
Directed by Sean Patrick O’Reilly and written by David Swift, Scott Owen and Stephen Meier, The Legend of Hallowaiian also stars Noah Schnapp (Kai), Tia Carrere (Nana), Mark Dacascos (Pono), Teilor Grubbs (Leilani), Kiefer O’Reilly (Eddie), and Mark Hamill (Officer Duke). Erick Dickens and Page Feldman produced the PG-rated family-friendly picture, available now exclusively on DIRECTV and in select theaters through Viva Pictures and On Demand this October 18th.
Check out our exclusive clip below:
And if that clip has you interested in seeing more, be sure to check out the full trailer below:
Here’s the official synopsis for The Legend of Hallowaiian:
It is Hallowaiian on the Big Island of Hawaii, so excitement and mischief are in the air. Three young friends, Kai, Eddie and Leilani uncover a mysterious idol in a secret cave whilst catching some waves at sunset. They quickly uncover that they’ve unleashed an ancient evil upon the island in the form of a giant pineapple headed monster. The kids find help in some mystical friends and discover that in order to vanquish the evil, Kai must uncover his heritage, and believe the ancient stories of his ancestors.