Disney Animation Studios has released new concept artwork from Disney’s return to 2D animation, The Princess and the Frog.
Written/directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, creators of The Little Mermaid and Aladdin, the animated musical is set in New Orleans. The movie follows Tiana (Anika Noni Rose), a young African-American girl who lives in the infamous French Quarter. The film will feature a soulful trumpet playing crocodile, a love sick Cajun firefly, voodoo spells, and the music of Randy Newman.
The Princess and the Frog hits theaters on Christmas 2009.