Africa is finally getting its own Disney princess in a live-action fairy tale film.

Titled “Sadé,” the movie will be produced by Nigerian-American born director, Rick Famuyiwa for Disney pictures.

The dream became reality after the multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, bought a pitch written by another Nigerian Ola Shokunbi, and Lindsey Reed Palmer.

The movie is about a young African princess named “Sadé,” who accepts her newly discovered magical powers to protect her kingdom from the threat of a mysterious evil force.

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While a director has not been named to helm the movie, Sadé may not be unconnected to the tremendous success of another movie produced by the company- Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’.

Black Panther, which is also set in the fictional African country of Wakanda, grossed about $1.35 billion from worldwide box offices.

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