Actress Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Princess Tiana, arrives for the world premiere screening of Disney's The Princess and The Frog in Burbank, California, in November 2009. Photo: AFP Actress Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Princess Tiana, arrives for the world premiere screening of Disney's The Princess and The Frog in Burbank, California, in November 2009. Photo: AFP
Actress Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Princess Tiana, arrives for the world premiere screening of Disney's The Princess and The Frog in Burbank, California, in November 2009. Photo: AFP

Disney rebrands Splash Mountain ride with first black princess

  • Popular attraction to be ‘completely reimagined’ to tell story of Princess and the Frog
  • Ride is currently based on controversial film Song of the South, which is accused of peddling racist tropes

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Actress Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Princess Tiana, arrives for the world premiere screening of Disney's The Princess and The Frog in Burbank, California, in November 2009. Photo: AFP Actress Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Princess Tiana, arrives for the world premiere screening of Disney's The Princess and The Frog in Burbank, California, in November 2009. Photo: AFP
Actress Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Princess Tiana, arrives for the world premiere screening of Disney's The Princess and The Frog in Burbank, California, in November 2009. Photo: AFP
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