“Chicago’s Own Jennifer Hudson to Play Disney’s Princess Tiana”

Posted on Aug 23 2013 - 10:26am by Cee Cee

 

Jennifer Hudson has certainly been living the life of a princes, she has dominated the industry since winning her Oscar for best supporting actress in “Dream Girls.  This is certainly a pleasure to know she was chosen to personify Disney’s Princes Tianna.   The photo was taken by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz.

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The Dreamgirls Oscar winner and American Idol alumna is spreading some magic in Disney Park’s latest dream portrait. She looks stunning.

Jennifer Hudson Appears as Tiana in Latest Disney Dream Portrait by Annie Leibovitz for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

Playing dress-up had special significance for Hudson.

“What made me want to be a part of this project is … [playing] the first black Disney princess!” Hudson says. “And also, I’m a Disney girl. My career kind of started with Disney, so it’s kind of seeing things come full circle. It’s showing what the Disney magic is all about”

Jennifer Hudson Appears as Tiana in Latest Disney Dream Portrait by Annie Leibovitz for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

The ad with Hudson as Tiana will appear in upcoming issues of Vanity Fair and O. Hudson, meanwhile, will next be seen on screen in “Winnie Mandela,” the fact-based drama in which she plays the South African civil rights activist (and wife of Nelson Mandela), due in theaters September 6.


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  • kerrykerry97

    Wow Jennifer looks amazing.