Auli'i Cravalho reunites with onscreen father John Leguizamo at Disney's Encanto premiere in LA


Auli’i Cravalho reunited with her onscreen father John Leguizamo at the world premiere of Disney’s Encanto at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on Wednesday night.

The Moana alum – who turns 21 on November 22 – first bonded with the Colombian 57-year-old on the UK set of Amazon Prime Video’s 2022 series The Power.

Auli’i plays teen Jos Cleary-Lopez and John plays her father Rob Lopez in the ‘electrified’ 10-episode thriller also featuring Leslie Mann as Jos’ mother Margot, the mayor of Seattle.  

Coming soon! Auli'i Cravalho reunited with her onscreen father John Leguizamo at the world premiere of Disney's Encanto at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on Wednesday night

Coming soon! Auli’i Cravalho reunited with her onscreen father John Leguizamo at the world premiere of Disney’s Encanto at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on Wednesday night

Cravalho flaunted significant cleavage in a billowy, mustard-colored Aliétte top and matching $895 ‘Monaco’ trousers selected by stylist Amanda Lim.

The A Capitol Fourth performer accessorized her purple carpet look with a silver Jimmy Choo clutch, Le Vian Jewelry, and (hidden) Sophia Webster heels.

Make-up artist Kelly Shew brought out Hawaiian-born Auli’i’s natural beauty and she styled her raven locks into a tidy side-parted ponytail.

‘I felt like the sun tonight!’ Cravalho – who boasts 1.1M social media followers – gushed. 

Castmates: The Moana alum - who turns 21 on November 22 - first bonded with the Colombian 57-year-old on the UK set of Amazon Prime Video's 2022 series The Power

Castmates: The Moana alum – who turns 21 on November 22 – first bonded with the Colombian 57-year-old on the UK set of Amazon Prime Video’s 2022 series The Power

The Mayor of Seattle's daughter: Auli'i plays teen Jos Cleary-Lopez and John plays her father Rob Lopez in the 'electrified' 10-episode thriller alongside Leslie Mann as Jos' mother Margot

The Mayor of Seattle’s daughter: Auli’i plays teen Jos Cleary-Lopez and John plays her father Rob Lopez in the ‘electrified’ 10-episode thriller alongside Leslie Mann as Jos’ mother Margot

Co-ords: Cravalho flaunted significant cleavage in a billowy, mustard-colored Aliétte top and matching $895 'Monaco' trousers selected by stylist Amanda Lim

Co-ords: Cravalho flaunted significant cleavage in a billowy, mustard-colored Aliétte top and matching $895 ‘Monaco’ trousers selected by stylist Amanda Lim

Werrrk! The A Capitol Fourth performer accessorized her purple carpet look with a silver Jimmy Choo clutch, Le Vian Jewelry, and (hidden) Sophia Webster heels

Werrrk! The A Capitol Fourth performer accessorized her purple carpet look with a silver Jimmy Choo clutch, Le Vian Jewelry, and (hidden) Sophia Webster heels

'I felt like the sun tonight!' Make-up artist Kelly Shew brought out Hawaiian-born Auli'i's natural beauty and she styled her raven locks into a tidy side-parted ponytail

‘I felt like the sun tonight!’ Make-up artist Kelly Shew brought out Hawaiian-born Auli’i’s natural beauty and she styled her raven locks into a tidy side-parted ponytail

‘@EncantoMovie premiere tonight was nothing short of magical! Catch my good friends Lin-Manuel Miranda, @JohnLeguizamo, and @RhenzyFeliz tell a vibrant story of what it truly means to be a family. I cried like 12 times. In the best way possible!’

The All Together Now actress also Instastoried a picture of the organist Rob Richards warming up the audience inside the 1926 cinema, which she captioned with a heart-eyes emoji.

Auli’i – who came out as bisexual on TikTok April 9 – was accepted to Columbia University in June, but she might be too busy acting for ‘environmental science or conservation studies.’

In August, Cravalho signed on to star as elusive track star AJ in Sammi Cohen’s coming-of-age film Love in Color for Hulu, which is being produced by Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne.   

Cravalho gushed: '@EncantoMovie premiere tonight was nothing short of magical! Catch my good friends Lin-Manuel Miranda, @JohnLeguizamo, and @RhenzyFeliz tell a vibrant story of what it truly means to be a family. I cried like 12 times. In the best way possible!'

Cravalho gushed: ‘@EncantoMovie premiere tonight was nothing short of magical! Catch my good friends Lin-Manuel Miranda, @JohnLeguizamo, and @RhenzyFeliz tell a vibrant story of what it truly means to be a family. I cried like 12 times. In the best way possible!’

Heart eyes emoji! The All Together Now actress also Instastoried a picture of the organist Rob Richards warming up the audience inside the 1926 cinema

Heart eyes emoji! The All Together Now actress also Instastoried a picture of the organist Rob Richards warming up the audience inside the 1926 cinema

Came out as bisexual on TikTok April 9: Auli'i was accepted to Columbia University in June, but she might be too busy acting for 'environmental science or conservation studies'

Came out as bisexual on TikTok April 9: Auli’i was accepted to Columbia University in June, but she might be too busy acting for ‘environmental science or conservation studies’

LGBT gig! In August, Cravalho signed on to star as elusive track star AJ in Sammi Cohen's coming-of-age film Love in Color for Hulu, which is being produced by Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne

LGBT gig! In August, Cravalho signed on to star as elusive track star AJ in Sammi Cohen’s coming-of-age film Love in Color for Hulu, which is being produced by Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne

The Acting for a Cause star was only 14 when she was originally cast in the titular role voicing Polynesian Disney princess Moana, which featured songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Speaking of the 41-year-old Hamilton creator – who’s only an Oscar away from elite EGOT status – he also wrote the songs for Disney’s Encanto.

Leguizamo voices Bruno Madrigal – the psychic yet excluded uncle of Mirabel (Stephanie Beatriz) – in the animated musical about a magical family living in an enchanted Colombian town.

Jared Bush, Charise Castro Smith, and Byron Howard’s coming-of-age fantasy comedy hits US/UK theaters on November 24. 

More reunions! The Acting for a Cause star was only 14 when she was originally cast in the titular role voicing Polynesian Disney princess Moana

Moana featured songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda

More reunions! The Acting for a Cause star was only 14 when she was originally cast in the titular role voicing Polynesian Disney princess Moana, which featured songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda (R)

Love is love is love: Speaking of the 41-year-old Hamilton creator - who's only an Oscar away from elite EGOT status - he also wrote the songs for Disney's Encanto

Love is love is love: Speaking of the 41-year-old Hamilton creator – who’s only an Oscar away from elite EGOT status – he also wrote the songs for Disney’s Encanto

Excited? Leguizamo voices Bruno Madrigal (R) - the psychic yet excluded uncle of Mirabel (L, Stephanie Beatriz) - in the animated musical about a magical family living in an enchanted Colombian town

Excited? Leguizamo voices Bruno Madrigal (R) – the psychic yet excluded uncle of Mirabel (L, Stephanie Beatriz) – in the animated musical about a magical family living in an enchanted Colombian town

At the helm! Jared Bush (L), Charise Castro Smith (R), and Byron Howard's coming-of-age fantasy comedy hits US/UK theaters on November 24

At the helm! Jared Bush (L), Charise Castro Smith (R), and Byron Howard’s coming-of-age fantasy comedy hits US/UK theaters on November 24

That ’70s Show alum Wilmer Valderrama – who voices Agustín Madrigal – brought along his fiancée Amanda Pacheco as well as his mother Sobeida Valderrama. 

Orange Is the New Black alum Diane Guerrero – who voices Isabela Madrigal – happily embraced Miranda while at the premiere.

The 35-year-old SAG Award winner went for full-on Hollywood glam in a turquoise velvet mermaid gown and sheer black opera gloves selected by stylist Amanda Lim.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine alum Stephanie Beatriz – who voices the lead character Mirabel Madrigal – took the plunge in a Kika Vargas dress selected by stylists Lizzy Seguin and Ariel Tunnell.

Smile! The cast and crew gathered for a group shot during the film festivities

Smile! The cast and crew gathered for a group shot during the film festivities

That '70s Show alum Wilmer Valderrama - who voices Agustín Madrigal - brought along his fiancée Amanda Pacheco

He also brought his mother Sobeida Valderrama

Two leading ladies! That ’70s Show alum Wilmer Valderrama – who voices Agustín Madrigal – brought along his fiancée Amanda Pacheco (L) as well as his mother Sobeida Valderrama (R)

Hello again! Orange Is the New Black alum Diane Guerrero happily embraced Miranda while at the premiere

Hello again! Orange Is the New Black alum Diane Guerrero happily embraced Miranda while at the premiere

Strapless moment! The 35-year-old SAG Award winner went for full-on Hollywood glam in a turquoise velvet mermaid gown and sheer black opera gloves

She relies on stylist Amanda Lim

Strapless moment! The 35-year-old SAG Award winner went for full-on Hollywood glam in a turquoise velvet mermaid gown and sheer black opera gloves selected by stylist Amanda Lim

Protagonist: Brooklyn Nine-Nine alum Stephanie Beatriz - who voices the lead character Mirabel Madrigal - took the plunge in a Kika Vargas dress selected by stylists Lizzy Seguin and Ariel Tunnell

Protagonist: Brooklyn Nine-Nine alum Stephanie Beatriz – who voices the lead character Mirabel Madrigal – took the plunge in a Kika Vargas dress selected by stylists Lizzy Seguin and Ariel Tunnell



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