Is Nigel from Rio the crab in Moana?
Lin-Manuel Miranda is one of the most famous songwriters alive. His hit musicals In the Heights and Hamilton made him a Broadway legend. He successfully transitioned to film by writing songs for Disney’s Moana, including the hit “How Far I’ll Go.”
Disney fans are only just realising Finding Nemo’s Crush and Squirt are in Moana. However, even we didn’t spot this clever Easter egg hiding in 2016 flick Moana. It turns out Finding Nemo’s Crush and Squirt make a very subtle appearance in the film, but did you ever spot it?
Tamatoa is the secondary antagonist of Disney’s 2016 animated feature film Moana. He is a villainous giant crab that covets all things shiny and valuable.
‘Shiny’ from Moana, performed by ‘Bowie’: DavidBowie.
Jamie Foxx as Nico, a yellow canary who loves to samba, and whose bottlecap hat functions as a tambourine.
Pedro is an obese Red-crested Cardinal, and the best friend of Nico. He befriends Blu and Jewel and serves as one of three tritagonists in the Rio franchise, the other two being Rafael and Nico.
Jemaine Atea Mahana Clement (born 10 January 1974) is a New Zealand actor, musician, comedian, singer, director and writer.
45 years (June 29, 1976)
Jemaine Atea Mahana Clement (born January 10, 1974) is a New Zealand-born stand-up comedian, actor, multi-instrumentalist, singer, voice artist, and comedian, best known as one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords along with Bret McKenzie. He voiced Tamatoa in Moana.
Clement also starred in the independent film, People Places Things, which received positive reviews. In 2016, he lent his voice to Tamatoa, a giant coconut crab, in the Disney animated film Moana, both in English and the Māori dub. He based the character’s voice on that of David Bowie.