Periodically, Disney releases news photos from their Disney Dream Portraits series by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, which takes celebrities and puts them in the roles of iconic Disney characters in their fantastical movie settings. For instance, for portion of the series, Olivia Wilde became the Evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves; Penelope Cruz was Belle with Jeff Bridges as the Beast from Beauty and the Beast, and Queen Latifah was transformed into the evil Ursula from The Little Mermaid (see those images here).
Now, Disney has released a new portrait – this one is of singer/actress Jennifer Hudson as Tiana from Disney’s animated feature The Princess and the Frog. The photo shoot took place in an actual swamp, called The Great Swamp, and you can see the new portrait, titled “Where you always follow your heart,” as well as a behind-the-scenes video here below.
[Disney Dream Portraits by Annie Leibovitz with Jennifer Hudson As Tiana From The Princess and the Frog. Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog.]