New ‘Princess’ a Royal Sensation for Disney

Merchandise for star of studio’s next animated film is selling fast.

Last Updated: November 20, 2009 @ 2:22 PM

Disney already has a new star on its hands with Princess Tiana.

"The Princess and the Frog," in which she’s featured, doesn’t bow until Dec. 11, but merchandise for the Disney toon is outselling other Disney Princess-branded items by double digits.

More than 45,000 of the character’s dolls have sold in less than a month, with 17,000 sold last week alone.

Read more at Variety.