Janelle Monáe is becoming a member of the voice solid of Disney’s Woman and the Tramp remake, based on Deadline.
The live-action reimagining of the basic 1955 cartoon will even function Monae’s shut good friend (and rumored girlfriend) Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux as canine leads Woman and Tramp, respectively. Monáe will voice Woman’s wise-cracking good friend Peg, which was initially carried out by late actress Peggy Lee.
Different beforehand introduced voice actors/actresses embrace Kiersey Clemons, Thomas Mann, Ashley Jensen, Benedict Wong and Yvette Nicole Brown. Andrew Bujalski wrote the script and Brigham Taylor produce the movie, which is predicted to debut on Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service launching in late 2019.
Woman and the Tramp will add yet one more movie credit score to Monáe’s rising resume in Hollywood. She was not too long ago tapped for a task in the upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic Harriet, and she will even star in the forthcoming animated function UglyDolls.
Monáe beforehand starred in Hidden Figures and the Oscar-winning Moonlight, which have earned her acclaim as an actress. Her most up-to-date album Soiled Pc was launched final spring.