“Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” the 1997 film starring Brandy as the titular princess and the late Whitney Houston as the fairy godmother; is officially coming to Disney+ this month; it is black history month anyways!
Viewers at home will now be able to enjoy the live-action musical, which also starred; Whoopi Goldberg, Jason Alexander, Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Paolo Montalbán, Veanne Cox and Natalie Desselle-Reid; who sadly passed away in December.
After its release, the film quickly became a fan favorite, inspiring millions of Black princesses; across the world to wear braids like Brandy does in the movie.
Expressing her appreciation for “Cinderella” fans, Brandy added that she’s “excited” for the film to hit Disney+; so everyone “can celebrate, share and inspire a whole new generation.
The Film arrives Disney+ on the 12th of February. Get all your little black girls to watch and know they are princesses.
Houston also served as executive producer of the film, which earned seven Emmy nominations. It was celebrated for its diverse representation and for unforgettable songs like “Impossible,” “In My Own Little Corner,” “Ten Minutes Ago” and “A Lovely Night.”