Chris Pine has admitted he was a little nervous about acting opposite Ariana DeBose in the upcoming Disney animated film Wish.
Although in 2014 the actor showed his vocal cords In the woodshe said recently Entertainment tonight“It’s just not something I do every day.”
“When you sing opposite Ariana… it’s a big deal,” Pine added. But when DeBose heard that her singing partner doubted his abilities, she had nothing but praise for him and his talents.
“He can sing! He can absolutely sing,” she said AND. “When I found out I was cast in this movie, I was like, ‘Oh!’ I mean, have you seen him inside? In the woods? … I think Chris is one of those examples of not understanding how talented he is.
The Oscar winner then teased fans that they will be surprised once they finally hear Pine sing.
“I love the sound of his voice, the way he forms words,” DeBose explains. “He’s a wonderful villain. You know people are going to love to hate him, and I just love watching him work.
Wish follows Asha (DeBose), a young girl who wishes on a star and gets a more direct answer than she expected when a disturbing star comes from the sky to join her.
The film also features the voices of Alan Tudyk, Angelique Cabral, Victor Garber, Natasha Rothwell, Jennifer Kumiyama, Evan Peters, Harvey Guillén, Ramy Youssef, Niko Vargas, Della Saba and Jon Rudnitsky.
Wish hits theaters on November 22.