Home actually has — brace yourselves — a black female in the lead. This is a beautifully risky endeavor for a genre that devotes itself almost entirely (give or take an hispanic tie-in here or there) to white folk. Rihanna voices the lead, Jim Parsons plays the sidekick. Hat tip to First Showing.
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