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‘Up’ widower Carl Fredricksen gets a second chance at love in ‘Carl’s Date’ trailer


Carl (voiced by Ed Asner) in “Carl’s History”.


Pixar Animation Studios’ Carl Frederiksen “higher” He returns to the big screen in a new short play, The History of Carl.

the tractor The Disney/Pixar short was released Monday and follows the story of widower Carl — who famously reflects on his life with his departed love Ellie in an iconic and heartwarming montage in the song “Up” — and his beloved dog Dug as they embark on a new adventure in the name of love.

“Miss Mayer loves me and wants out on a date,” Carl says to Dug in the trailer, later stating “I don’t know how to date!”

Carl is then seen trying to prepare for his date by frantically picking flowers from his garden, with a sweet comment from Doug who says he doesn’t find this “at all interesting”.

According to the synopsis, “Carl’s Date” follows Carl as he “reluctantly agrees to go on a date with a lady friend — but admittedly has no idea how dating works these days.”


(From left) Doug (voiced by Bob Peterson) and Carl (voiced by Ed Asner) in “Carl’s History”.

“The helpful friend ever, Dug steps in to calm Carl’s pre-existing jitters and offer some tried-and-true advice for making friends — if you’re a dog,” the synopsis continued.

The short film features the voice of Hollywood legend Ed Asner as Carl, a role that Asner previously voiced in the 2009 Academy Award-winning film “Up” and in the 2021 Disney+ original series “Dug Days.” Asner He died In August 2021 at 91.

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“Karl Diet” directed by Bob Peterson Certain that Asner’s authentic voice appears as Carl’s, saying that the filmmaking team was able to record with Asner only months before his death.

“Carl’s Date” will premiere on June 16, ahead of the Disney Pixar animated film.racist. ”