‘Black Beauty’ Adaptation to Premiere on Disney Plus

‘Black Beauty’ Adaptation to Premiere on Disney Plus

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Black Beauty, a classic novel by Anna Sewell, is slated for a Disney Plus adaptation in late 2020. Kate Winslet will lend her voice to the lead steed, also starring Mackenzie Foy, Iain Glen, and Claire Forlani. Black Beauty was written in 1871 during Sewell’s final years and was the only book she had ever written. Due to an ankle injury at age fourteen, she relied on horse-drawn carriages for transportation, inspiring her admiration for horses. The novel, narrated by wild horse Black Beauty, discusses his life from beginning to end with moral lessons along the way. It heavily promotes …