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Disney's New Orleans Princess

Disney's New Orleans Princess

The Walt Disney Company's newest project The Frog Princess has the following awesome things going for it:

  • It will be set in New Orleans.
  • The protagonist will be what Pixar Vice President John Lasseter called "the very first African-American Disney princess."
  • It will be Disney's first hand-drawn animation project in years.
  • There will be a soulful singing alligator.
  • The title is Frog Princess.

I'm glad that Disney is finally featuring a black princess; they've only been in business for over 80 years. And while I enjoy digital animation, there is something so appealing about hand-drawn animation. Also, hello — a soulful singing alligator? Sign me up! Maybe Disney's golden years are back.

Update: I found an image of the new princess, as you can see!

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Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 10 years
That's what I thought, too. She's so CUTE! I'm really excited about this! I just bought Peter Pan, so I'm hoping there will be a preview on it. My only problem is that now our VAST collection of Princess stuff is obsolete.
BeautyEditor BeautyEditor 10 years
I am super-excited for Disney to feature a black princess as well! The character looks so beautiful!
princessbummi princessbummi 10 years
wow that is so awesome that they are going back to the hand drawn movies. im really excited about this movie. it'll remind me of my childhood days when i used to sing to all the disney songs. i heard it doesnt come out till 2009 though. :( “Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping” - Bo Derek
kayleigh83 kayleigh83 10 years
How exciting! I'll always be a sucker for Disney, and I'd love to see them return to their former glory! Enough of these crappy straight to video features guys! You can do better!
joyofadventure joyofadventure 10 years
i was just thinking the other day that disney really needs to go back to hand drawn because they get so caught up in the new animation that they lose the story...i am so happy and cant wait to see this movie
gomelalolo gomelalolo 10 years
i love old school disney and this seems like its going back to its roots YAY! L!VE !N LOVE ;)
catstarr catstarr 10 years
dont forget the voodoo magic and cajun charm! I'm excited about this movie.
SaRaH-22 SaRaH-22 10 years
Im glad that they are going back to hand drawing things...the new disney films just arent as good as lion king and the ones back in the days! **Not only is England beautiful, but it brings me 2 of my fav. men....Gavin & David**
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