‘Diversifying Its Classic Characters’ Disney Cast Yara Shahidi As Peter Pan’s Tinkerbell

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Disney will be casting Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi in the role of Tinkerbell for its upcoming production of Peter Pan and Wendy

Deadline says that Disney is continuing to make “strides in diversifying its classic characters.”

The entertainment outlet said: “This would mark the first time a person of color has filled the role that traditionally has featured a white actress and follows in the footsteps after Disney set Halle Bailey to play Ariel in The Little Mermaid

Breitbart reports: Shahidi, 20, is also a cast member of the ABC series Black-ish and led the series spinoff Grown-ish. She also starred in the film adaption of The Sun Is Also a Star. 

The move follows Disney’s recent decision to cast Shahidi’s fellow Grown-ish star Halle Bailey as Princess Ariel in Disney’s upcoming take on the animated classic The Little Mermaid.

Like many production companies, Disney is currently trying to “diversify” its on-screen characters to meet the demands of progressives pressuring multimedia companies to boost nonwhite roles both in front of and behind the camera.

According to Star Wars star John Boyega, Disney executives continue to fall short, with the 28-year-old British-Nigerian actor recently accusing the company of pushing his character aside after marketing him “to be much more important” to the film than he actually was.

“You get yourself involved in projects and you’re not necessarily going to like everything,” Boyega said earlier this month. “What I would say to Disney is do not bring out a black character, market them to be much more important in the franchise than they are and then have them pushed to the side. It’s not good. I’ll say it straight up.”


  1. Tinkerbell would be a lot more entertaining if she used typical ghetto Afro slang when she spoke.

    It would also be more realistic and representative of the majority of American Afros.

    • She would be out of context because its an english story of nice English children and pirates and people going on to live in fantasy land their whole lives. Ghetto is hardly anyones fantasy ,more iike the nightmare created from Englands slave trade. Thats the reality

  2. As if other cultures font have their own fairy stories .If they really wanted to diversify ,and not indoctrinate into western actually English , cultural ideologies and traditions.

    • Diversity is a bunch of professional victim cults, and it specifically excludes all white straight pro-constitution males.

      That fact should explain why Disney never considered a white straight pro-constitution male for the Tinkerbell role, because they are specifically excluded as being not diversity.

      The diversity and inclusion scheme is supported, subsidized, and enforced by the US government, both for individuals and for corporations like Disney.

      You’d know these facts if you were half intelligent.

      • Grow up Barrie wrote Peter pan not Disney Vanguard Corporation runs it all and if they hate and despise turds like you them I dont blame them at all you inverted white supremacist patriarchal ignorant pig Your like a pawn in their game sucker .

        • That’s not how it works in the US, retard.

          Diversity people enjoy extra-constitutional privileges in the US.

          Jewish diversity alone are easily the most over-privileged by law ethnic group in the US enjoying extra-constitutional privileges.

          The US constitution means nothing to people who are liars and retards, people like Democrats and Neocons, people like you.

          Democrats and Neocons are deliberately trying to destroy the US constitution and replace it with totalitarian democracy and diversity supremacy.

          You are by far the dumbest and most delusional coksucker on this board.

          • Your a baby sucking you tube ,vanguard corporation neo nazi white supremacist cocks like your milk Divide from within you anti democratic anti anerican whorebag .

          • Do the maths simpleton. Ameticans are 340 million out of 7 and half billion .White adult american men are maybe about 60 ot 70 million .Stop thinking you should rule the world and because your ” democratic “.

    • Yes they have. M y father whose father was a very high ranking nazi knew how they’l work exactly ,all their tricks of their trade and i remember him trying to explain to my Australian horn mum about it But she was totally brought up on Peter pan and fantasia and couldn’t even begin to understand reality. Not at all She died still a baby really ,knowing nothing Thinking she had it tough because they had butter rations during the war .

      • She was a very normal ordinary but intelligent person who was very succesfully ” educated ” totally into believing absolutely everything she had been taught at her Catholic school and everything she had seen at the movies was all true and anything contradicting any of it was corruption Lies and propagandas trying to subvert her foundations . .Normal .Sad isnt it ? Closed off and narrow minded and not even knowing it .We werent allowed to talk about anything not pc or she would have hysterics ,get really disturbed and sulk ..Normal .Sad really .Very narcissistic actually” normal ” people well adjusted to their environmental influences Extremely narcissistic really regardless of which side of the fence their on .Global naricissism is normal now ..

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