The First Ever Black Princess to take on Disney is introduced as Princess Sade in new movie titled The Secret Princess
Image – Princess Adaeze gives Sade a meal
With the success of the movie on Kickstater having raised thousands of dollars from fans, and already with its own franchise dolls based on the animated characters in the movie which are already proving to be a hit especially among African American fans who opt for it as their own equivalent to black Barbie dolls.
The Secret Princess is all but set to steal the spotlight with the all black animated characters and talking animals, giving African Americans Something to relate to. The Film created by a British Animation studio TransTales Entertainment and filmmaker Segun Williams aims to change the narrative of Children entertainment.
The Secret Princess is adapted from the book with the same title and is a movie with such quality that it could easily be mistaken for a Disney production.
The film stars Desmond Elliot as King Adede and Cuppy Otedola (daughter of Billionaire oil magnate) as Princess Sade.
The Secret Princess is a Tale of a princess that goes through rejection and hence has to live out her life in the jungle while in her place a farmer’s son lives a life of luxury as the prince. The story brings to the fore front many delicate topics in a subtle way, with plots which include a retreat into the forest but a far cry from the true story of the Kidnapped Chibok girls, and a tale of witch accusation which has been a common occurrence in Africa for centuries and with terrible consequences such as child abandonment and child abuse; a far cry from the Disney like wicked witch mixing candies. It also deals with the inferior treatment of the female as compared to male child. The Secret Princess is both entertaining and educative, a perfect family movie by Amazon.
A prince falls in love with a mysterious girl unaware she is a real princess that was switched for him at birth. A king wary of his crown and seeking for a male child to heir the throne led to a secret baby switch by the queen and a farmer’s wife. Sade the secret princess and her adopted mother are accused of being witches after the farmer disappears; they escape to the Jungle as the animals help them