African princess Sade, Disney's new live-action fairytale film
Titled "Sade", the film will be produced by "Dope" director Rick Famuyiwa.
According to Deadline, the studio bought a pitch from Ola Shokunbi and Lindsey Reed Palmer, who will co-write the screenplay about a young African girl named Sade whose kingdom is threatened by a mysterious evil force and accepts her newly discovered magical powers to protect her people, with the help of the kingdom's prince.
A director has yet to be named. Tendo Nagenda and Zoe Kent are overseeing the project for the studio.
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