Steven Universe, a show that I will openly admit has made me weep like a giant, bearded baby, is getting a movie. Perhaps that is not news to you, but to me? I'm getting my ticket as soon as they go on sale, and I'm stocking up on tissues.
Steven Universe: The Movie has added a pretty solid list of musical guests to the upcoming film's sountrack, including Estelle (who voices Garnet, one of the Crystal Gems), Chance the Rapper, Patti LuPone, Uzo Aduba, Gallant, and Aimee Mann.
Steven Universe: The Movie will debut this fall on Cartoon Network, and promises to be a completely musical exercise for the long-running series. The movie is executive produced by Rebecca Sugar with Cartoon Network, as well as Chance the Rapper, with Kat Morris, Joe Johnston, Alonso Ramirez Ramos, and Ian Jones-Quartey.
Here's the list of performers, and who they will be performing as on Steven Universe: The Movie:
Estelle (as Garnet); Patti LuPone (as Yellow Diamond); Uzo Aduba (as Bismuth); Christine Ebersole (as White Diamond); Lisa Hannigan (as Blue Diamond); Zach Callison (as Steven Universe); Deedee Magno Hall (as Pearl); Michaela Dietz (as Amethyst); Tom Scharpling (as Greg Universe); Shelby Rabara (as Peridot); Erica Luttrell (as Sapphire); Charlyne Yi (as Ruby); Grace Rolek (as Connie Maheswaran); Jennifer Paz (as Lapis Lazuli); Kate Micucci (as Sadie); Matthew Moy (as Lars); Toks Olagundoye (as Nanefua Pizza).
The other musical collaborations are with series creator Rebecca Sugar, and include Chance the Rapper, Gallant, Aimee Mann, Aivi & Surasshu, Jeff Liu, James Fauntleroy, Macie Stewart. Mike Krol, Jeff Ball, Grant Henry, and Julian Sanchez.
Steven Universe: The Movie will also get a home-video release towards the end of the year.
Steven Universe was created by the exceptionally talented Rebecca Sugar, who has been nominated for both Emmy and Annie Awards, and has been a New York Times bestselling author. Steven Universe is available on demand on Cartoon Network, as well as the Cartoon Network app.