The Dreamgirl Becomes A Frog

“Dreamgirls” starlet Anika Noni Rose will voice the 19-year-old-heroine in Walt Disney Pictures upcoming animated musical feature “The Frog Princess” reports E! Online.

A rep for Rose confirmed the news, Rose will be voicing the first black princess in Disney’s long line of animated blockbusters involving princesses.

Fellow Dreamgirl Jennifer Hudson, model Tyra Banks and singer Alicia Keys also auditioned for the role in the 1920s New Orleans set tale.