Janelle Monae, an American actress, producer, and the songwriter has been asked to recreate the popular Siamese Cat Song.
She will also take the role of the voice artist and at the same time produce two brand new songs.
Disney is set to remove the Siamese cat scenes from its upcoming remake of the popular 1955 movie “Lady and the Tramp.”
They have also decided to recreate the popular “The Siamese Cat Song.”
This announcement follows previous decisions to edit and delete controversial content from their streaming site.
As per reports, American songwriter, singer Janelle Monae has been given the job to create two new songs. She is also playing the role of a voice artist. Monae’s imprint, the Wondaland Arts Society, has been entrusted with the task of recreating the cat song.
The song received criticism for depicting Asian characters as vicious or duplicitous. Reports also confirm that the cat roles are no longer part of the film.
In the original movie, released way back in 1955, these controversial songs were created by Peggy Lee. You would have heard these songs in the voices Am and Si. These two cat pairs are the ones who trick the people into thinking Lady is manipulative.
Disney announced a proper live-action remake in 2018. Justin Theroux and Tessa Thompson voicing Tramp and Lady respectively.
Lego Ninjago associate director Charlie Bean is the man behind this remake.
The film is scheduled to release on Disney Plus. With this venture, Disney plans to attract audiences including kids to the new service.
Disney Plus launches in America in November 2019.
What is Janelle Famous For?
Born in Kansas in the year 1985, singer and actress, Janelle Mona’e started performing at a very young age. Janelle earned her big break a decade ago when she became part of several OutKast tracks.