Janelle Monáe Takes on a role in Disney’s Lady and the Tramp Reboot, Alongside with Tessa Thompson

Janelle Monáe Takes on a role in Disney’s Lady and the Tramp Reboot, Alongside with Tessa Thompson

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Janelle Monáe is hitting the big screen with the voice her voice in the upcoming reboot of Disney’s Lady And The Tramp. She will be the voice of Peg, who is the wise-friend of Lady. Lady will be played by Tessa Thompson. In the 1955 version, Peggy Lee voiced Peg.

According to Deadline, “Justin Theroux is voicing Tramp, while additional casting includes Thomas Mann, Kiersey Clemons, Benedict Wong, Ashley Jensen, and Yvette Nicole Brown. The movie is a priority project for Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, launching in late 2019.”

The movie will be directed by Charlie Bean. This will be a live-action hybrid version of the Disney classic about an upper-middle-class American cocker spaniel who meets a streetsmart, downtown stray mongrel. Janelle will also be in the upcoming film Welcome to Marwen.

This is a true Disney classic and people are here for it.

Source: Deadline

Written By: Fantasia Harvey

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