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“While we were recording, the animators filmed me to use as a reference for expression and body movement. They also captured certain facial expressions and the way my hands moved.

“My 2-year-old already recognizes ‘Mommy’ on the screen. My brother came all the way from Alaska to the Central Park premiere, and throughout the screening, he constantly nudged me because he recognized traits of mine.”

– Irene Bedard, the speaking voice of Disney’s Pocahontas

“I think that one of my favorite memories was when they showed [Tiana] to me in color for the first time. It was a surprise. They played this footage for me, and I just started to cry. So moving to me, and so amazing. I had no idea that she would look so much like me. It was such a great, great honor.”

– Anika Noni Rose, the voice of Tiana in Disney’s The Princess and The Frog

Can we talk about the gold mine that is Ryan Potter’s twitter?

Am I the only one imagining Hiro Hamada telling those?


When you meet Ryan Potter, the voice of Hiro Hamada, dressed as Tadashi Hamada and Honey Lemon!!😍🙊💕
Talk about good timing! I can’t believe he was at Magic Kingdom that day, and I can’t believe HE wanted to meet US!!😭😭 Talk about a magical moment!!✨

“When Mr. Disney first planned One Hundred and One Dalmatians, he called me to the Studio to read for the role of Cruella de Vil. As I was sitting with him at a table at the studio, he was reading the role of Anita and I was trying very hard to be Cruella de Vil. But I knew it wasn’t working because I was too young and it wasn’t right. As I heard him read the role of Anita, I knew that I was right for Anita, but how could I possibly tell the great Walt Disney that he had brought me in and had made a mistake?!

“So, I became brave enough to tell him and I said, ‘Excuse me, sir. Would you mind if I try to read the role of Anita? I’m much more Anita than I am Cruella.’ And he said, ‘Let’s try that!’ So, we reversed the roles. He read Cruella and I read Anita, and indeed I was Anita. And I still feel like Anita all these many years later!”

– Lisa Davis, the voice of Anita Radcliff from Disney’s 101 Dalmatians

Dewey for Duckvember Day 13: “Mutant Duck”! 🦆🐢⚔️

As soon as I found out his voice actor was going to play Leonardo in the next TMNT series, I had to draw this. x)

Donald soon confiscated the katanas after this. xD

“I will tell you something funny. My voice sounds like I dragged my vocal chords down a dirt road and then doused it in Jack Daniels and mentholated Kools. Sometimes when I go to play a princess, I’ll get about three lines in and they’ll say, ‘Stop. Do you mind reading for the villain?’ That’s what was the magic of doing Princess Kida for Disney. At that time, we hadn’t really seen a princess with balls like Kida had. Now, princesses have become so much more liberated, thank god.”

– Cree Summer, the voice of Kida in Disney’s Atlantis: The Lost Empire

“I love Paige O'hara, but she really needs to stop making Belle out to be the only Princess that’s valuable because she wasn’t looking for a man. A) None of them were- I don’t think Snow White was looking for one in the forest when she was running away for the huntsman, nor Cinderella when she was exploring the royal ball ALONE. B) Even if women were just looking for a man, that doesn’t reduce them in any way, shape or form. C) Belle’s storyline revolves more around men than her processors.”


Ginnifer Goodwin Shares the Tearful Tale behind Zootopia’s Apology Scene

You know that scene in Zootopia where (SPOILER ALERT!!) Judy Hopps apologizes to Nick Wilde for stereotyping him? I’ve yet to come across anyone who didn’t admit to getting at least a little choked up by it – including the voice of Hopps herself, Ginnifer Goodwin!

Goodwin: “My memory of working on that scene was that I totally lost it. That Byron & Rich had to really pull me back because no one could understand what my character was saying because I had blubbered my way through the first couple of takes. But then when I saw that scene fully animated in the finished version of Zootopia, I was surprised by how genuinely moving it was.”

Even the directors of Zootopia say it was Ginnifer’s emotionally unguarded voice-work that really made this scene work.

Co-Director Rich Moore: “Ginnifer had given us this great performance in the recording booth. She was actually crying when she recorded that scene, which then made it seem so real. And when Kira Lehtomaki - who was the lead [animator] on Hopps – and the other animators heard that take, they were like ‘You’re not going to use a different take, are you?!’

“Kira wanted that take so badly. She said 'I know what to do.’ And when she brought the first pass to Rich and I, we were like 'Holy shit!’”

Holy shit, indeed!

The Blu-ray & DVD version of Disney’s Zootopia are avail. on Amazon NOW.


It’s really strange being dragged back into a fandom even though you don’t even have the game. Well, Blizzard’s got me back again, so oh well.

Kind of a sequel to this. First of all, I was in a Disney (more precise Frozen) phase before this, so no surprise there that that’s my first Overwatch fan art after so long. And secondly, I’ve always wanted to draw their actual outfits (well, how I imagined they’d look). I gave Junkrat gloves and a bandage cos he hides his prosthethic arm. Mei’s hair pin is now some kind of hair tie thingy and the corst is a bit more Chinese inspired I guess(?). I also tried to match the clothes’s colours with their actual colour scheme in game. Emphasis on TRIED.

Oh well, whatever. However, I also discovered that I really like this way of colouring. It takes soooo long but I kinda like it anyways.