For an animation/movie company that’s been around for over 90 years, you can bet there would be countless curious tidbits and unexpected twists during the production of some of the most iconic animated movies in the world. Today you’ll learn a bit more about your favorite company and that’s a small victory already!
1. The real face behind Ariel, the Little Mermaid
If looking at Ariel’s face you get the “I’ve seen her before somewhere” vibe, you’re absolutely right! Little Redhead’s facial features were inspired by none other than Alyssa Milano, widely known for her roles in Charmed and Who’s the Boss. No wonder Ariel is so cute!
2. The Lion King controversy
This is one of those cases where you need a really keen eye to even spot a pattern in the first place, before you figure out it spells out SEX. The animators claim that the dust cloud actually says SFX, as a nod to the special effects guys, who worked on the movie. Those animators knew exactly what they were doing.