Encanto Star’s Baby Recognizes Pregnancy Songs From Movie
Stephanie Beatriz says her 6-month-old recognizes Encanto songs after recording her voice for her role as Mirabel while pregnant.
Encanto Star Stephanie Beatriz says her 6-month-old baby recognizes songs from Disney’s hit animated film. Beatriz is best known for her role as deadpan detective Rosa Diaz on the popular sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, corn she continued to play this guy in more upbeat roles, like Carla from In the heights and Mirabel in Encanto. She has also frequently expressed interest in expanding her career to include the superhero genre, as Beatriz campaigned for roles in batman and She-Hulk.
In Encanto, Beatriz voices the protagonist Mirabel, who is the only person in her family without magical abilities. As the magic begins to fade, she embarks on a journey to save her, despite living in the shadow of her siblings. Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the original songs for the film, having previously written music for Disney’s Moanaand will collaborate with the studio again on their upcoming live-action remake of The little Mermaid. After Encantofrom on Disney+ in December 2021, the film gained popularity, even leading to the recent announcement that Encanto would return to theaters due to its success.
Talk to People, Beatriz shares how her baby, Rosaline, who was welcomed into the world in August 2021, seemed to recognize the music of Encanto weirdly fast when she sang for her. Beatriz recorded her voice for the film while pregnant, giving Rosaline insight into the songs that would become so popular after she was born. According to Beatriz, Rosaline”love songs,and she looks forward to the day when her daughter can finally watch the movie. Check out what else Beatriz had to say below:
She heard the songs before anyone else because I was pregnant with her while I was recording the songs. She recognized them very quickly in a weird and scary way. Sometimes my husband, Brad [Hoss]I will play them for her or I will sing them to her and, truly, she knows them and she loves them.
Rosaline is certainly not the only one who loves Encantois the music. His songs have broken records thanks to TikTok propelling them to go viral, inspiring a number of parodies and recreations from online influencers. “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” reached number 1 on Billboard Hot 100, making it the first to do so for a Disney animated film since Aladdin‘s “A Whole New World” in 1992. The song became so popular, in fact, that Miranda had to explain “We Don’t Talk About Bruno”‘s lack of Oscar nomination. Although “Dos Oruguitas” was nominated, the overwhelming popularity of Encanto song about Mirabel’s disowned uncle had not been predicted.
With Miranda’s track record for writing hit songs and Beatriz’s vocal talent, it’s no wonder people of all ages can find joy in Encantois the music. Beatriz probably has a special place in her heart now because of the bond she has with her.”very smart, very funny and very puregirl. There is speculation that there may be a bigger future for the film, with Disney CEO Bob Chapek hinting that Encanto could be the start of a franchise. Hopefully Beatriz will return if so, bringing her infectious energy back to the screen with her empathetic portrayal of Mirabel.
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