Oprah Winfrey hops aboard Disney’s ‘Frog

Oprah Winfrey has joined the voice cast of the upcoming Disney animated film ‘The Princess and the Frog.’


According to John Lasseter, the chief creative office at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, Winfrey will play the character of Eudora, the mother of the main character Princess Tiana, voiced by Anika Noni Rose.


 

Winfrey has lent her vocal talents to several other animated and fantasy films in the past: Most recently, she played Judge Bumbleton in ‘Bee Movie,’ and she also provided dialogue for Gussy the Goose in the live-action ‘Charlotte’s Web.’


‘The Princess and the Frog.’ is set for release in late 2009.