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    TWISTED TALES; jack and the beanstalk

    I know this was just remade recently – and it wasn’t bad! – but can I please have a version that is not so overwhelmingly white? Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Keahu Kahuanui as Jack Eric Steinberg as the Giant Andrea Navedo as the Giant’s Wife Aamna Sharif as the Harp So Jack climbed and he climbed and he climbed and he climbed and he climbed and he climbed and he climbed till at last he reached the sky.

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    TWISTED TALES; peter pan

    This story has been retold so many times, but once more, with feeling diversity. Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Forrest Wheeler as Peter Pan Sasha Rojen as Wendy Darling Janel Parrish as Tinkerbell Alexander Siddig as Captain Hook Peter was not quite like other boys; but he was afraid at last. A tremour ran through him, like a shudder passing over the sea; but on the sea one shudder follows another till there are hundreds of them, and Peter felt just the one. Next moment he was standing erect on the rock again, with that smile…

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    TWISTED TALES; the swan princess

    I missed a month’s worth of these but I am back! And if you have any suggestions, I am always open to them. Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Lenora Crichlow as Odette Jon Foo as Derek He had danced with fair maidens before, but Odette was different. She was graceful and beautiful, but there was something in her eyes and in the things she said, an intelligence and a boldness that belied her quiet demeanor.

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    TWISTED TALES; the frog prince

    I’m actually running out of ideas for fairytales to use in this so check out my Twitter and answer my poll on which one I should do next! Also feel free to suggest more fairytales you would like to see in this series. Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Janina Gavankar as the Princess Nicholas Gonzalez as the Prince The frog said, ‘I do not want your pearls, and jewels, and fine clothes; but if you will love me, and let me live with you and eat from off your golden plate, and sleep on your bed,…

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    TWISTED TALES; twelve dancing princesses

    Give me something dramatic and Bollywood meets Broadway-esque, please. We deserve this movie. Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Priyanka Chopra & Dia Mirza & Amrita Rao & Adah Sharma & Shraddha Kapoor & Parineeti Chopra & Genelia D’Souza & Deepika Padukone & Alia Bhatt & Diana Penty & Ileana D’Cruz & Zoa Morani as the Dancing Princesses They danced on till three o’clock in the morning, and then all their shoes were worn out, so that they were obliged to leave.

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    TWISTED TALES; little red riding hood

    I’d assume this story would be a little more gory and dark, due to the aged up character. I just love her very much so. Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: America Ferrera as Little Red Riding Hood Diahann Carroll as the Grandmother Manu Bennett as the Wolf Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as the Huntsman Red Riding Hood, however, quickly fetched great stones with which they filled the wolf’s belly, and when he awoke, he wanted to run away, but the stones were so heavy that he collapsed at once, and fell dead.

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    TWISTED TALES; hansel and gretel

    I aged them up a bit, just so that it could be a little more dark? Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Sinqua Walls as Hansel Amandla Stenberg as Gretel Sofia Vergara as the Witch Colin Salmon as the Father Early in the morning before the children were awake, she was already up, and when she saw both of them sleeping and looking so pretty, with their plump and rosy cheeks, she muttered to herself, that will be a dainty mouthful.

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    TWISTED TALES; the princess and the pea

    I have nothing to say but that they would make a gorgeous couple on screen, they are both stunning and I love them. Don’t mind my gushing please. Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Grace Park as the Princess Kunal Kapoor as the Prince They could see she was a real Princess and no question about it, now that she had felt one pea all the way through twenty mattresses and twenty more feather beds. Nobody but a Princess could be so delicate. So the Prince made haste to marry her, because he knew he had found…

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    TWISTED TALES; sleeping beauty

    This was one of my favourite Disney cartoons growing up, so I’m sticking to the names given in the cartoon because the source material apparently didn’t give the characters names. Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Priya Anand as Aurora Telly Leung as Phillip Zuleikha Robinson as Maleficent Then one day a prince was traveling through the land. An old man told him about the belief that there was a castle behind the thorn hedge, with a wonderfully beautiful princess asleep inside with all of her attendants. His grandfather had told him that many princes had tried…

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    TWISTED TALES; alice in wonderland

    I am pretty certain people aren’t going to get my casting, especially since my Alice is much older than she is in the books. But the thought of Mindy as Alice! Headcanon that Naya as the Queen Of Hearts, who is gorgeous and immortal because she uses the hearts of her subjects to keep herself young. And can you see this Hatter and Alice playing off each other? Their energy would be off the charts! Twisted Tales is a series of photosets depicting POC fancasts of fairytales that are traditionally cast as not-POC. Featuring: Mindy Kaling as Alice Anthony Mackiet as the Mad Hatter Osric Chau as the White Rabbit…