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This Artist Reimagines Disney Characters Into Hilariously 21st Century Scenes

Updated November 12, 2019 246k votes 38k voters 723k views12 items

List RulesVote up the artwork that most amusingly updates popular animated characters in modern contexts.

As Disney brings classic cartoons into the 21st century via live-action, it makes sense to examine what it means to bring your beloved childhood characters and friends into the modern era. One artist decided to use alt Disney fan art to consider how your favorite films resonate today. Thanks to Tom Ward Studio art, Disney characters receive the 21st century treatment, complete with the issues that come with these strange times. Ward's pictures subtly insert small idiosyncrasies and props to shift your perception of stories and characters who've probably been fixtures in your life since childhood.

In Ward's alt Disney world, "real boys" holds no importance, animals that sing still have no voice, and iPhones are more compelling than glass slippers. Truly, if these animated icons emerged into the contemporary world, these might be the scenarios they'd find themselves in.

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    The Window's Closed These Days

    Photo: Tom Ward / Facebook
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    Off With Her Bread!

    Photo: Tom Ward / Facebook
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    Bored With The Stone

    Photo: Tom Ward / Facebook
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    Poor Unfortunate Seas

    Photo: Tom Ward / Facebook
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