Soul

The Real NYC Music Teacher Who Inspired Pixar's ‘Soul' Says ‘You're Here for a Reason'

A real musician and music teacher from Queens, New York, was the inspiration for the character of Joe Gardner in Pixar’s beloved movie “Soul.” LX News talked to Dr. Peter Archer about how his path mirrored that of the movie’s main character, and why he thinks the message “Soul” delivers is the right one for this moment.