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The major factor will be whether the director is happy with the voice actor's singing voice. Speaking lines of dialogue and singing songs are two different skill sets and people who are good at one are not always so good at the other. Two examples from Disney would be the characters Jasmine and Mulan. Linda Larkin voiced Jasmine and in most critics' opinion, ...


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Neither Goofy nor Pluto are real-life dogs - members of the species named either Canis familiaris or Canis lupus familiaris, depending on whether dogs are considered to be a separate species from wolves. Instead, they are cartoon and comic book characters. Goofy is a comic book and cartoon character belonging to an imaginary species of humanoid intelligent ...


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The Disney Fanon Fandom site seems to be rather at odds with other authorities. (As it's a fan wiki, I doubt it's subject to quite the stringent fact-checking that Wikipedia and IMDB are). They've also got the date wrong, it's 2012 not 2016. from comments it would seem that "fanon" means it's some kind of made up wish-list, who-cares-whether-it's-...


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Disney spent an enormous amount of money on the CGI. Taken directly from the Wiki: Having aspired to be a paleontologist, David Krentz supervised the character design and visual development teams. Also taken from the Wiki, with regards to Disney's decision to make the dinosaurs talk: Ebert wrote, "An enormous effort had been spent on making these ...


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Sometimes the reverse can happen to where the director is happy with the singing performance but not with the acting performance. Nightmare Before Christmas comes to mind. Danny Elfman the composer wanted to play Jack and Tim Burton was very happy with his singing but didn't feel the dialogue was flowing well so he kept Elfman as the singing voice, but ...


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Goofy, it seems, was always created to be a human type character, albeit as an anthropomorphic dog. Pluto, meanwhile, is meant to actually be a dog. According to the Disney Archives character description of Goofy (available in archive form here: http://archive.is/ELkav ): Goofy was created as a human character, as opposed to Pluto, who was a pet, so he ...


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