Sunday, May 24, 2015
6 actresses who have played Tinker Bell and 2 more who will
Witherspoon will produce and star in “Tink,” which is based on a script by Victoria Strouse, who wrote Disney’s upcoming “Finding Nemo” sequel “Finding Dory,” the Hollywood Reporter and Entertainment Weekly reported recently.
Comic actress Melissa McCarthy also is slated to star as Tinker Bell in an untitled comedy adventure for Fox to be directed by Shawn Levy, according to Deadline.
Best known as Peter Pan’s tiny sidekick, Tinker Bell currently headlines the Disney Fairies media franchise, which includes animated direct-to-DVD movies. The latest is “Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast.”
Witherspoon and McCarthy will join a small group of actresses who have portrayed Tinker Bell in movies and TV shows.
What follows is a list of actresses who have portrayed the classic literary character on screen.
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Photo of Reese Witherspoon from Draper James, her new retail brand for fashion, accessories and home decor.