“Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi plays Tinkerbell in Disney’s Live-Action movie “Peter Pan”

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Zoey Johnson in the ABC sitcom and “Grown-ish” is the first spin-off of the color actor to fill the long-played white actress.

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Yara Shahidi She is about to make magic in her upcoming feature film appearance. The 20-year-old actress was tapped to play Tinkerbell in the upcoming live-action remake of Disney animated classic,Peter Pan and Wendy“.

This is the first time that a color actor has performed the traditional role of a white actress. It is also Disney’s latest effort to continue to represent variations in its films after acting Halle Bailey In the lead role of Ariel in the next live photo.The little mermaid (2020)“.

My martyr will join Jude LawWho is slated to assume the role of Captain Hook, Alexander Molony Who will portray Peter Pan, and Ever Anderson Pictured as Wendy. David Lowry, who directed Dragon Pete For the studio, on board to drive Peter Pan & Wendy.

Lowry also co-wrote the script, which is based on the 1953 Disney animated film, along with Toby Halbrooks. Jim Whitaker is producing.

Peter Pan and Wendy will be the next live-action film from Disney’s animated classics. The studio was recently released Mulan, Directed by Nikki Caro, is on Disney + due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, and will re-screen “The Little Mermaid” with Rob Marshall (“Chicago”The Return of Mary PoppinsThey attach directly.

Shahidi was recognized for her starring role as the eldest daughter, Zoe Johnson, in the ABC sitcom.blackishThe popular and critically acclaimed series spilled over an episodic period.The nest has grownWhich premiered in 2018 and also starring Shahidi.

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Actress Film Credits Includeimagine that(2009),Small Foot(2018), the leading role inThe sun is also a star(2019). She also provided her voice for the lead role of Melanie in the Netflix animated movie.Fearless (2020)In 2016, Time magazine named her in its annual “30 Most Influential Teens” list.

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