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  1. Lupita Nyong'o to play Tiana in a live-action remake of The Princess and the Frog.
  2. What movies has Lupita Nyong'o starred in?
  3. What Is The Princess and the Frog?
  4. Disney's Also Working on Moana, Tangled Remakes.

RUMOR: Lupita Nyong'o Is Considered For Leading Role In Disney's Live-Action Princess And The Frog Remake

Amidst the world of cinematic speculations, a fresh rumor has emerged, casting a captivating spotlight on the esteemed Lupita Nyong'o. Disney's aspiration to cast the award-winning actress as Tiana in the live-action revival of their 2009 animated gem, "The Princess and the Frog," is gaining momentum.

As per the insights from trusted informant MyTimeToShineHello, Disney envisions Nyong'o stepping into the shoes of Tiana, the studio's trailblazing African American princess. Although concerns about Nyong'o's age have surfaced, the well-regarded CanWeGetSomeToast reassures that Disney is poised to reimagine the narrative to accommodate her potential portrayal. With an illustrious history in Disney projects, Nyong'o's multifaceted talents have graced characters like Maz Kanata in Star Wars, Raksha in The Jungle Book, and Nakia in Black Panther, further intensifying the intrigue around her potential princess portrayal.


#1. Lupita Nyong'o to play Tiana in a live-action remake of The Princess and the Frog.

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A rumor has emerged revealing that Disney wants award-winning actor Lupita Nyong'o to play Tiana in a live-action remake of its 2009 animated hit, The Princess and the Frog. According to trusted scooper MyTimeToShineHello, Nyong'o might be set to play the lead role of Tiana - the studio's first African American princess. Some Disney fans are concerned about the significant age gap between the actress and the princess.

Because Nyong'o is now 40 years old while Tiana is only 19. However, it's not really a big deal when people of African descent often possess beautiful skin and may exhibit slower aging. Nyong'o can also take advantage of makeup technology.


#2. What movies has Lupita Nyong'o starred in?

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Lupita Nyong'o voiced Maz Kanata in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, which includes "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" (2015), "Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi" (2017), and "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker" (2019).

She also provided the voice for Raksha, the mother wolf, in Disney's 2016 live-action/CG adaptation of "The Jungle Book." Most recent years, Lupita Nyong'o portrayed Nakia in Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" (2018), and she reprised her role in the film's sequel, "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" (upcoming).


#3. What Is The Princess and the Frog?

The Princess and the Frog, the 49th Disney animated feature film, is set in 1920s New Orleans and follows a hardworking waitress named Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) who dreams of opening her own restaurant. Tiana becomes a frog after kissing a prince who has been turned into a frog and must find a way to transform back into a human before it is too late. Bruno Campos, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jim Cummings, John Goodman, Keith David, and Oprah Winfrey are among the other voice actors.

' The Princess and the Frog' was directed by John Musker and Ron Clements. They also took charge in many Disney animated films, including The Great Mouse Detective (1986), The Little Mermaid (1989), Aladdin (1992), Hercules (1997), and Treasure Planet (2002). The film was Disney's first traditionally animated film since Home on the Range in 2004. Although the film underperformed at the box office, it was a critical success, earning three Academy Award nominations, including one for Best Animated Feature.


#4. Disney's Also Working on Moana, Tangled Remakes.

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The live-action remake of The Princess and the Frog rumor comes less than a week after scooper Daniel Richtman revealed that Disney wants Florence Pugh (Black Widow, Dune: Part Two) to play Rapunzel in a live-action remake of its 2010 CG animated hit, Tangled.

While Disney is no stranger to remaking its animated classics, the company had previously avoided remaking any of its animated films released after 2000. That appears to be changing, as Disney is officially developing live-action remakes of Lilo & Stitch (2001) and Moana (2016), with Dwayne Johnson set to reprise his role in the latter.

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