"[103], Despite the absence of traditional animated feature films after the release of Winnie the Pooh, Disney Animation has been using both mediums for the sake of experimenting with new techniques and styles. Why, I'd expect nothin' less from the finest seamstress in New Orleans! Buckets of it. Dr. Facilier (The Shadow Man): [singing; to Naveen] Now you, young man, are from across the sea; you come from two long lines of royalty (I'm a royal myself, on my mother's side)! Prince Naveen: (repeated line) Faldi faldonza! For the soundtrack, see, 2009 American animated musical fantasy film by Disney, Musker, John; Clements, Ron; and del Vecho, Peter (2010). Even as I write this review, I can hear Mama Odie singing: In fact, I got lots more plans! Cassie Davis as Mama Odie Let us now dig a lil deeper and bring out the actress who will do Mama Odie justice. [laughs], Tiana: [grins] I got news for you, Shadow Man. Eudora: [continues reading] Then, the frog was transformed into a handsome prince! "[102] The marketing department turned out to be correct in their prediction that many moviegoers would and did avoid the film because they thought it was "for little girls only. Naveen: No, no, Ray, I'm not in love with Evangeline, I am in love with Tiana! Mama Odie: You's a hard one, that's what I heard Your daddy was a lovin man Family through and through You your daddy's daughter What he had in him you got in you. In 1926, Tiana grew into an aspiring young chef who works as a waitress for two local diners, so she can save enough money to start her own restaurant, a dream she shared with her father, who is implied to have died in World War I. When the four find Mama Odie after escaping from several of the demons and a trio of bumbling frog hunters, she tells them that Naveen must kiss a true princess to break the spell. Louis: You sure this is the right blind-voodoo-lady-who-lives-in-a-boat-in-a-tree-in-the-bayou? I worked as vfx supervisor on the Goofy short, How to Hook Up Your Home Theater. Tiana: Goodnight Cal's, good morning Duke's. 1 About 2 Trivia 3 Interactions 4 Gallery Mama Odies Tree is the home of Mama Odie and her pet snake Juju. Charlotte agrees to kiss Naveen so he and Tiana can be together as people, but the clock strikes midnight, and the kiss fails to work. Buckets of it. [66] The film went on to gross $104.4 million (in the United States and Canada) and over $270 million (worldwide), making it a box office success, and became the fifth-highest-grossing animated film of 2009. It brings folks together from all walks of life. [37] "After that, everything started becoming more stylized, like Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians—which are fantastic films as well, but there's a particular style (to Lady and the Tramp) that's so classically Disney. The Disneyland version's actors actually partook in singing, while the Walt Disney World rendition incorporated lip-syncing. Mama Odie: JuJu! African American. [1] While the film out-grossed Disney's more recent hand-drawn films such as The Emperor's New Groove, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Treasure Planet, Brother Bear, and Home on the Range, it was less auspicious than the animated films from Walt Disney Animation Studios' 1990s heyday, despite having a similar successful start compared to The Little Mermaid. An eccentric, sunny, wise woman who has great power and does not use it to grant wishes. [Naveen looking up at the star of Evangeline, after creating a ring for Tiana]. Benevolent, wise and all knowing. Characters! Louis himself had a fear of her prior to the events of the film. Young Charlotte: Daddy, Daddy! Mama Odie: YOU AIN'T GOT THE SENSE YOU WAS BORN WITH!!! Enchanté. Dr. Facilier: All you gotta do is marry Big Daddy's little princess... [puts the talisman back on Lawrence] And we'll be splittin' that juicy Le Buoff fortune right down the middle... 60-40, like I said. [removes the talisman, changing into his true form] You wear this-this ghastly thing! Jenifer Lewis is the voice of Mama Odie in The Princess and the Frog. Naveen: I'm too wonderful? [47] The film was originally set for release on Christmas Day 2009, but its release date was changed due to a competing family film from Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, scheduled for release the same day. There are plenty of young fillies dyin' for you to waltz them into a stupor. You're a no-account, philanderin', lazy bump on the log! The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical fantasy romantic comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Lawrence: Sire! [The demons chant and bang on drums] I promise I'll pay y'all back! Dubbed a … Ray: Oh, she's fine. On December 1, 2006, a detailed casting call was announced for the film at the Manhattan Theatre Source forum. [8] Tiana became the first African-American Disney Princess. Now, which one of you naughty children been messing with the Shadow Man? IF ANYTHING HAPPENS TO THIS, I'M GONNA BE--! A contest, called " Queres ser a voz de Charlotte? " Co-writer Rob Edwards also said The Princess and the Frog was "a princess movie for people who don't like princess movies". The backgrounds were painted digitally using Adobe Photoshop, and many of the architectural elements were based upon 3D models built in Autodesk Maya. Y'all want to be human, but you're BLIND to what you NEED! Her appearance and voice were based off author and storyteller Coleen Salley. Dr. Facilier (The Shadow Man): [During an audience with the Loa he serves] Friends, I know I'm in hock pretty deep to y'all already, but it seems our little froggy prince... lost his way. Charlotte: [exasperated] Travis, when a woman says "later", she really means "not ever"! Young Charlotte: [whispering] Here comes my favorite part! And neither will I! [8], Musker and Clements thought that given all fairy tales were set in Europe, they could do an American fairy tale. Immediately!) How's your Grandma? Dr. Facilier (The Shadow Man): C'mon, boys, won't you shake a poor sinners hand? Lawrence: How degrading! It warms them right up and it puts little smiles on their faces, and when I open up my own restaurant, I tell you, people are gonna line up from miles around just to get a taste of my food! So we are doing less extravagant Treasure Planet kind of treatments. On December 10, 2020, Disney announced a television spin-off titled Tiana will be released on Disney+ in 2022. It is unlocked during the Let In the Light! OK to be perfectly honest the only bit I was actually gonna write was the song bit with Mama Odie, then I thought I should have things return to normal-ish. Don't matter what you wear. [writes "Tiana's Place" on the paper] Our food. [The Loa scowl angrily. Ray believes that the Evening Star is another firefly named "Evangeline," and is deeply in love with her; no one has the heart to tell him otherwise. Originally, Alan Menken was considered to be in charge of the soundtrack. [4][83] It was also nominated for eight Annie Awards and, at the 37th Annie Awards Ceremony on February 6, 2010, won three. Besides, I'm gonna... [to a rather messy kid] Need a napkin, sweetheart? [79], Upon its release, the film created controversy among some Christians over its use of Louisiana Voodoo as a plot device. [32] The casting call states the film as being an American fairy tale musical set in New Orleans during the 1926 April 26 Jazz Age and provides a detailed list of the film's major characters. [41] The Harmony software was augmented with a number of plug-ins to provide CAPS-like effects such as shading on cheeks and smoke effects. 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