Spirit Untamed[1] is an upcoming coumputer animated film that is a sequel to the 2002 tranditionally animated film Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, as well as a continuation of the Netflix series, Spirit Riding Free. Produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Universal Pictures, the film was directed by Elaine Bogan and co-directed by Ennio Torresan in their feature film directorial debuts and written by the show’s creator Aury Wallington. The events of the film are expected to take place after the Riding Academy seasons of the TV series. It is set to be released on June 11th, 2021, and will be the 40th feature film of DreamWorks Animation.


In October 2019, DreamWorks Animation announced that a feature film based on the Spirit Riding Free series was in development, with Elaine Bogan serving as director and Ennio Torresan serving as co-director from a script by series creator Aury Wallington, and produced by Karen Foster. The film will be produced on a lower budget and be made by a different animation studio outside of DreamWorks, similar to Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. The film was scheduled for a release on May 14, 2021.[2]


In May 2020, production was done remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.[3] In November 2020, the film was delayed to June 11th, 2021.[4]



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