Disney has begun development of the animated series Tiana. Joyce Sherry has been confirmed as the screenwriter and director of the project. The entertainment concern announced plans to film it in 2020.
At the presentation, “Tiana” was described as a sequel to the 2009 animated film “The Princess and the Frog,” in which audiences first met the dark-skinned heroine, the waitress Tiana. Anika Noni Rose will reprise her voice. The animated series should be released in 2024.
Joyce Sherry has extensive experience working on television projects. Among the recent ones, one can note her script for the horror series “Midnight Mass” (2021).