"The Princess and the Frog" News Roundup: Interviews, Ultimate Disney Review/Photos
Several interviews with the cast and crew of The Princess and the Frog are surfacing in advance of its wide premiere date of December 11, 2009:
- Canada’s Movies Online has spoken with directors Ron Clements and Jon Musker, composer Randy Newman, and executive producer John Lasseter about several specific scenes in the movie.
- Musker and Clements also spoke to The Los Angeles Times about setting the movie in New Orleans, the character Louis the trumpet-playing alligator, and making sure the villain Dr. Facilier isn’t too scary for kids.
- IESB.net speaks with cast members Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Terrence Howard, Jenifer Lewis, Keith David, and Michael-Leon Wooley about voicing their various characters in the movie.
- MovieWeb hosts an exclusive video featurette with the cast.
- Kelowna.com posts a brief chat with composer Randy Newman about his music for the movie.
- The StitchKingdom.com website has posted a review and several photos from the Ultimate Disney Experience exhibition at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City (via Brad @ StitchKingdom.com)