Quote: "Beyonce sent me a gorgeous bouquet for The Princess and the Frog (premiere). So we touch base, and when we do, it's lovely." Actress Anika Noni Rose still keeps in touch with her Dreamgirls co-star Beyonce.
Fact: Orlando Bloom, Malcolm McDowell and Anika Noni Rose gave the works of William Shakespeare a new spin in Los Angeles over the weekend when they joined conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a classical take on 'The Bard'. The three movie stars recited selections from Romeo & Juliet, The Tempest and Hamlet as Dudamel and his orchestra performed pieces from Tchaikovsky, inspired by the plays.
Quote: "Since I was a little kid I wanted to work for Disney - and I didn't need to be the princess, I would have been a tick or a flea!" Anika Noni Rose is delighted with her voiceover role in THE PRINCESS & THE FROG.
Quote: "She's a little browner than I am but that's because my natural skin colour could be misconstrued as anything and they wanted to make sure that she really looks like a brown girl." DREAMGIRLS star Anika Noni Rose on her new Disney doll. The actress will make history in THE PRINCESS & THE FROG by becoming the first African-American princess in a Disney film.