Yara Shahidi will make history as the Tinker Bell Christmas 2020 shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater first black person to play the character Tinker Bell in the famous Disney fairy tale “Peter Pan”. The actress, 20, starred in the Freeform TV series “Black-ish” and “Grown-ish.” She will play the fairy character Tinker Bell in the real-life movie “Peter Pan and Wendy”, a remake of the 1953 original animated film, Deadline first reported on Friday.
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Deadline reports that Shahidi’s Tinker Bell role will mark the first time a colored person plays a fairy in any “Peter Pan” official production – the film has been adapted into a live-action TV feature. specials and the Tinker Bell Christmas 2020 shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater Broadway musical.
Shahidi hinted at the casting news Friday via Instagram with a post with the caption: “lettssssgooooo” with “#Tinkerbell” and a fairy emoji.
Another Twitter user pointed out that Tinker Bell is “a character originally played by a flashlight in plays”, referring to the flashing light from the flashlight used to represent the fairy in the version. live previously on the stage of “Peter Pan”.
Last year, Disney announced that actress Halle Bailey would play Ariel in the Tinker Bell Christmas 2020 shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater upcoming live-action version of “The Little Mermaid”, which also caused a split reaction – some fans claim that a black actor plays a long overdue fictional character. ,
Halle Bailey will play Ariel in the live-action remake of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”. Disney, compiled by Kirsten Acuna / INSIDER
The upcoming “Peter Pan and Wendy” will also feature actor Jude Law as Captain Hook. Actress Ever Anderson will play Wendy, and Peter Pan will be played by Alexander Molony, according to Deadline.
Deadline quoted sources as saying the movie would hit theaters as opposed to its Disney + release. The release date has yet to be announced.