And is it all surprising that while Annie and Daddy Warbucks have been made black, the evil Miss Hannigan is still white?
***Background: Little Orphan Annie was originally a poem, inspired by... A real life orphan of Irish descent. The poem inspired a comic, again with a little red head. And then a radio show, were her red hair was part of the theme song. The Broadway musical followed, again with a red head, and then the film. Little Orphanie Annie is an iconic character with a distinctive look. ***