Yara Shahidi as Black Tinker Bell? Peter Pan movie continues fake Hollywood diversity & tokenism in Disney live action remakes.
Disney continues to make strides in diversifying its classic characters and is doing it again as sources tell Deadline that Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi is set to play Tinker Bell in David Lowery’s Peter Pan and Wendy. 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.
A lonely man reacts to the Black Tinker Bell Yara Shahidi news! Walt Disney Studios cast a Black woman as Tinkerbell in the live action Peter Pan remake. Should black actress Yara Shahidi as Tinker Bell be a problem? Should Walt Disney Studios cast a black woman as Tinkerbell in the live action Peter Pan remake? This was some left field Disney casting news. It’s more fake Disney diversity if you ask me with Tinker Bell race swapping. I’m tired of the tokenism in media that they’re doing to black people and minorities! Is the live action remake of Disney Tinkerbell blackwashing? Will get woke go broke apply to the Yara Shahidi Tinkerbell Peter Pan movie? Let TLB know your Black Tinkerbell reaction in the comments below.