‘Black-Ish’ star Yara Shahidi cast as Tinker Bell in Disney’s live-action ‘Peter Pan’

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ABC Seatcom’s Zoe Johnson and her spin-off ‘Grown-Ish’ are the first actors of color to traditionally feature a white actress.

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Yara Shahidi Her next feature film is going to do magic in the presentation. The 20-year-old actress has been tapped to play Tinker Bell in the upcoming live-action remake of Disney’s own classic animation. “Peter Pan and Wendy“.

This marks the first time that an actor of color fills a role that is traditionally characteristic of a white actress. This is the latest in a series of Disney efforts to continue to represent diversity in their films after casting. Haley Bailey Ariel in lead role in upcoming live-action picture “The Little Mermaid (2020)“.

Evidence will be included Jude LawWho is ready to play the role of Captain Hook Alexander Molney Who will represent Peter Pan, and Ever Anderson Thrown as Wendy. David Lowry, who directed Pete’s Dragon For the studio, “Peter Pan and Wendy” is to lead.

Lori also co-wrote the script, which is based on a 1953 Disney animated film with Toby Halbrooks. Jim Whitaker is preparing.

“Peter Pan and Wendy” will be the next in a live-action remake of Disney’s animated classics. Studio recently released Mulan, Directed by Nikki Cairo, coronavirus epidemic on Disney +, and Rob Marshall (“Chicago”, “will bring” The Little Mermaid “back on screen)Mary Poppins returns“) Directly connected.

Shahidi was recognized for her role as Joey Johnson, the eldest daughter on ABC’s Sitcom.Black Ish“The popular and critically acclaimed series has spin-off.”Grow-up“, Which premiered in 2018 and is also married to an actress.

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Includes actress movie credits “Imagine that“(2009),”Smallfoot“(2018), and the lead role in”The sun is also a star“(2019). She has also lent her voice for the lead role of Melania in the Netflix animated film.”Fearless (2020)In 2016, Time Magazine added her to its annual list of “The 30 Most Influential Teens.”

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