Finally, Wreck-It Ralph's Princess Vanellope von Schweetz meets some of her contemporaries. But not before a pretty spiky introduction.
Letitia Wright's character breaks the Disney princess mold, reassembles the pieces, and uses them to make the world a better place. All hail.
John C. Reilly returns as the voice of the bad-guy-turned-good, Ralph, and Sarah Silverman once again lends her voice to the girl with the game-winning glitch, Vanellope von Schweetz. Taraji P. Henson has joined the voice cast of Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, the sequel to the 2012 Oscar nominated video-game-world-set hit that’s slated to open Nov. 21, 2018, it was announced at D23, the Disney expo taking place in Anaheim, Calif. Henson will play Yess, an a trend-aholic algorithm who acts like a guide to Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah Silverman).
Aladdin and Jasmine were voiced by white actors in the 1992 original. Aladdin fans and decent human beings can rest easy after an open casting call for Disney’s live-action remake made it clear the film is looking for Middle Eastern leads. Set to be directed by ‘Snatch’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’s Guy Ritchie, the remake is on the look-out for two actors aged 18-25 to play lead pair Aladdin and Jasmine.
Emma Watson has confirmed that before signing on to play Belle in Disney’s upcoming live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ film, she turned down the lead in 2015’s live-action ‘Cinderella’.
A new study has discovered that Disney Princesses have significantly less dialogue than their male counterparts in movies. In some cases, it was found that male characters have had over three times the amount of lines in movies purporting to be focussed on female characters. The numbers have been crunched by data linguists Carmen Fought and Karen Eisenhauer, who have analysed the dialogue in all the Disney Princess-based movies since 1989.