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Anastasia Is Technically a Disney Princess Now

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Today in breaking princess news: Anastasia, the star of the beloved 1997 animated film Anastasia, which was based on the legend of Anastasia Romanov, is finally a Disney princess.

As Entertainment Weekly notes, Disney's over-$52 billion takeover of 20th Century Fox means that Anastasia and a number of other Fox characters will soon fall under the Disney brand. In Anastasia's case, this means she technically just became a Disney princess.

Anastasia tells the fictionalized story of the Tsar Nicholas II of Russia's daughter who was the only family member rumored to have survived the Romanov's execution. It was originally produced by Fox Animation Studios, excluding our heroine from the Disney princess club. But now, in true fairytale fashion, Anastasia joins the ranks of Cinderella, Ariel, Tiana, Belle, and Snow White.

Anastasia fans were quick to point out the news on Twitter, and the internet promptly lost it:

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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