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Wayfarer Studios, the company behind Disney Plus’s ‘Clouds,’ makes social justice the star

12 Sep 2020

Beyond just creating content with a message, the upstart studio wants to upend the traditional model by building a company that puts equity at the fore.

On October 16, Clouds will be released on Disney Plus. The inspirational film is based on the real-life story of Zach Sobiech, a teenager who was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer and who chose to spend his last months chasing his musical dreams. The first narrative film to be acquired by Disney’s fledgling streaming service, Clouds reflects the sensibility of the Disney brand: uplifting and heartfelt with a family-friendly PG-13 (for strong language) rating.

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