WATCH: The Trailer For ‘Brave’, Pixar’s Scottish Epic


Ah Pixar, you lovely people. First you bring toys to life, then you make cars into people, and now you’ve turned your anthropomorphic attention on the land of my forefathers, the Scottish.

Why look at this trailer, that girl is almost human.

Actually, what is extra lovely about this, apart from the scary bear, is that for once, the Scottish people in this Scottish movie are actually played by, y’know, Scottish people. Kelly Macdonald (from Boardwalk Empire and Trainspotting) plays the bear-shooting Princess Merida, and she’s joined by fellow Caledonians Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly and Kevin McKidd.

The bad news is we’ll all have to wait a year to see the finished film.

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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