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The Sirens were intended to be supporting antagonists in Pixar's 22nd full-length animated film Onward. They were three real estate agents who use their hypnotizing singing to hypnotize people into buying the houses they are selling even if they aren't interested in purchasing one.
During the Lightfoot Brothers' quest to find the Sphinx Gem to bring back their late father for a date, Ian Lightfoot and his satyr friend Jenny meet a trio of Sirens while searching for a way to the Towering Mountain. Ian asks them if they know about how to go to the Towering Mountain and they point him the direction. Though Ian thanks them for their assistance, the Sirens try to persuade him to not go there as it's too dangerous and buy one of their houses, even offering him some coffee. As Jenny warns him that the coffee can be poisoned, Ian thanks the Sirens yet again before leaving but the Sirens start singing to convince them to stay.
As the Sirens surround them, Jenny realizes their intentions and warns Ian to do something before falling into trance. Said and done, Ian uses his father's magical staff to silence the Sirens, but the spell breaks shortly afterwards and the Sirens resume their singing, succeeding in hypnotizing Ian as well. They then place Ian and Jenny inside a home so they can live there from now on and the house proceeds to sink within the earth. They are soon saved by Barley, who proves to be immune to the siren’s affects (most likely due to his slow-wittedness) and his off-key singing ends up being a weakness for the sirens and releasing Ian and Jenny from their control.
However, the scene featuring the Sirens was ultimately removed from the finished film as the filmmakers felt that it was too grim. Likewise, the character of Jenny the Satyr was dropped from the film's story when they filmmakers realized that they wanted to focus on the relationship between Ian and Barley.
- While one could say that the Sirens wouldn't have been real villains as they were just doing their job, it can be implied that their intentions involved some kind of malice, as Jenny states that they trick people into staying on their houses forever and such houses end up sinking within the earth.