Here is a look at the new fancy Nancy meet and greet at Disney's Hollywood Studios.
They actually do use adult face actors for the touring dance party shows. I actually much prefer the costumes used in Disney parks. They look more “realistic” and true to the characters.
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I think most kids would see these are clearly adults, not kids. Especially up close hugging them. On a stage far away, maybe it’s not as noticeable.
My daughter did ask once a few years ago why Chip and Dale were the same size as Mickey. We told her that Mickey uses his Disney magic to make all the characters nice and big so all the kids can see them and hug them. She never asked about them not talking but my friends daughter did. She told her if all the super popular characters like Mickey and Minnie talked to all the kids all day long, their throats would be sore. So they are resting their voices. Honestly, most little kids don’t notice things like we do. By the time they start to question it, 7 for my daughter, they are old enough to realize on their own what the characters are anyway.
Fancy Nancy is not 7 feet tall. She’s actually very small and short and the same height as our mice friends like Mickey and Minnie and the ducksI disagree.
The examples you show are poor examples, they are not teenagers. I am suggesting Disney can do better. They can cast an 18 year old college program girl that looks younger to sell the experience, or don’t have this meet and greet at all. Disney takes casting seriously for face characters, and I believe the same guidelines can apply to the Disney Junior characters. I shouldn’t have to make excuses why Fancy Nancy it 7 feet tall, with a big plastic head - at Walt Disney World. Disney is all about the experience, and this experience is poor. I have been critic of this for a long time.
There is so little for young girls to do at Hollywood Studios to begin with, and to have these characters, the way they are, meeting outside under a tent, is laughable. One reason we go to Disney is to meet the characters, something you cannot do anywhere else.
People will post 300 pages on a broken yeti, and no A/C on a 7 minute Gondola ride, but are ok with with these halloween interactions? It just amazes me.
I think she (FN, not my daughter) is the absolute worst. She is arrogant and condescending, and she constantly makes bad decisions.
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