Jennifer Lee Dishes on ‘The Princess and the Frog’ Sequel Sequence ‘Tiana’

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Chief Inventive Officer Jennifer Lee not too long ago sat down with eCartelera to talk about The Princess and the Frog franchise, and the way the upcoming Disney+ musical sequel sequence Tiana will take the beloved Princess of Maldonia in a “new path.”

Talking concerning the new venture, Lee said, “I really like that Disney+ permits us to introduce experimentation and freshness whereas additionally exploring our legacy. Combining celebration and narrative innovation. In that sense we will play extra with the Disney+ sequence. […] Tiana is a brand new world for her, a brand new path, and a brand new voice. I feel it is an excellent platform to start out taking part in with issues which have meant loads to many people.”

On what excites her concerning the sequence, Lee mentioned, “For me, it’s also recognizing that there isn’t any turning again, solely shifting ahead stronger and stronger. How expertise had allowed us to take care of the significance of conventional animation by means of the artists is what excites me essentially the most. There’s a stability between the sequels and the unique content material.”

Stella Meghie, the acclaimed author/director of The {Photograph}The Weekend, and Jean of the Joneses, has joined Walt Disney Animation Studios as director and author of the sequence, which sees Tiana set off for a grand new journey because the newly topped Princess of Maldonia. However a calling to her New Orleans previous isn’t far behind. Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls) returns because the voice of Tiana.

Initially set to launch on Disney+ in 2023, Tiana is now anticipated to reach on Disney+ in 2024, whereas The Princess and the Frog streams now. 

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