Earlier this week famed photographer of the stars Annie Leibovitz added Jessica Chastain to the list of celebrities she has featured in her Disney Dream Portraits series. The famous redhead portrayed Pixar’s first princess, also a redhead, Merida from the hit animated feature Brave.
Today we get two exciting videos that take us behind the scenes of the photo shoot and reveal how the magic is made. (Love the fake horse in the shot above. Makes sense though.) Appropriately enough for the Scottish princess, the photo shoot took place in an area of Cold Spring, New York known as the Hudson Highlands.
Turns out Chastain is a fan of a certain activity enjoyed by many guests at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World – Pin Trading. Below she shares her Pin Trading strategy:
Photograph Annie Leibovitz’s collaboration with Disney Parks for the wonderful Disney Dream Portrait series continues. This time with the first every character from a Pixar film. Jessica Chastain portrays Princess Merida from “Brave” in this portrait entitled “Where your destiny awaits.” Chastain previously appeared in “The Help” a Dreamworks film distributed by Walt Disney Studios and for which she received multiple award nominations.
I’m not sure they captured Merida’s horse correctly, but I do love the choice of subject for this photo. What do you think? How did they do capturing the spirit of Merida?
Behind the scenes pic below the jump:
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Disney has released one more photo from Annie Leibovitz’s “Disney Dream Portrait Series” that places celebrities in to the roles made famous by classic Disney animated films. This time it’s Actress Julianne Moore and World Champion swimmer Michael Phelps in a Disney ‘Fantasea’ inspired by Ariel from “The Little Mermaid”.
You can find a hi-resolution version of the photo here.
The full press release and some behind the scenes photos and video are below the cut.
Update: High-Resolution versions of all “Disney Dream Portrait Series” can be found in The Disney Blog Dream Photo Annex.