VIDEO: First Look - Jennifer Hudson's Official Photo Shoot as Disney's 'Tiana'
THE PRINCESS FROG, Disney Studios
Via its official blog, Disney Parks and Resorts today unveiled the first few of a new series of portraits by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz portraying celebrities in iconic classic Disney roles. (at left)
A musical set in the legendary birthplace of jazz -- New Orleans -- "The Princess and the Frog" introduces the newest Disney princess, Tiana, a young African-American girl living amid the charming elegance and grandeur of the fabled French Quarter. From the heart of Louisiana's mystical bayous and the banks of the mighty Mississippi comes an unforgettable tale of love, enchantment and discovery with a soulful singing crocodile, voodoo spells and Cajun charm at every turn.
Hudson won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in Dream Girls. She will soon be seen in the new film, "Winnie Mandela"