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Disney Developing Live-Action Fairy Tale ‘Sadé,’ About African Princess

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Disney Developing Live-Action Fairy Tale ‘Sadé,’ About African Princess

By Cole Delbyck via https://www.huffingtonpost.com

The project will be the first original Disney princess film to be led by an African female character.

Sadé, meet Ariel, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Belle, Tiana … You get the point.

Disney’s princess lineup has a new member, now that the studio is developing “Sadé,” a live-action fairy tale about a young African princess, according to Deadline.

The project currently has no director attached and was picked up based on a pitch by Ola Shokunbi and Lindsey Reed Palmer, who will write the screenplay. “Dope” director Rick Famuyiwa is set to produce.

The film follows a girl named Sadé, who certainly seems she could go toe to toe with princesses of Disney films past. Deadline’s Amanda N’Duka writes that when Sadé’s…

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