Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi is set to play iconic Disney character Tinker Bell in David Lowery’s Peter Pan and Wendy.
This marks the first time a person if color is taking on the role in efforts towards inclusion and diversity.
Shahidi joins Jude Law as Captain Hook as well as Alexander Molony and Ever Anderson, who will play Peter and Wendy respectively.
David Lowery will direct the project, he co-wrote the script with Toby Halbrooks, while Jim Whitaker is producing, Deadline reports.
Peter Pan and Wendy is based on Disney’s 1953 animated classic.