Which Disney Movie Featured A Prince Named Philip?
- Patrick Hunter
Prince Phillip is the secondary protagonist in the 1959 Disney animated film Sleeping Beauty.
Was Sleeping Beauty’s prince named after Prince Philip?
Trivia – The animation of Prince Edward is based on Prince Phillip’s design. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, was one of the few genuine princes with whom the animators were aware. In contrast to the previous two princes (from Snow White and Cinderella), Phillip is more involved in the plot and has more lines of dialogue.
- Prince Phillip is the first prince to have a sidekick that can communicate with him.
- Phillip is the first prince to be shown wearing many attires.
- Phillip had no more words after his captivity by Maleficent and her henchmen until the very end.
- Prince Phillip is the first Disney prince to employ a weapon against an antagonist.
Phillip is the first prince to be shown as a child. The first Disney prince to be imprisoned is Prince Phillip (with Aladdin being the second). Phillip is the second Disney prince seen riding a horse. Prince of Snow White is first, Li Shang is third, and Flynn Rider is fourth.
Ed Skrein was cast in April 2018 to portray a dark fairy in the film, while Elle Fanning reprised her role as Princess Aurora from the previous film. Michelle Pfeiffer was included as a figure identified as a queen, which was subsequently explained to be Queen Ingrith, an evil queen.
Due to schedule problems, it was reported in May 2018 that Harris Dickinson will replace Brenton Thwaites in the role of Prince Phillip. Later, it was revealed that Jenn Murray, David Gyasi, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Robert Lindsay had joined the cast as well. Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville will all reprise their roles from the preceding film.
Judith Shekoni joins the cast in June 2018.
Why is Sleeping Beauty known by three names?
1. Is Aurora Sleeping Beauty? – In the original tale written by the Grimm brothers in the 19th century, Briar Rose was the name of Sleeping Beauty. When Disney retold the story, she was given both the names Aurora and Sleeping Beauty, although the three fairies refer to her as Briar Rose to conceal her identity.