A scene from the ‘Lilo and Stitch’ animated film | Photo Credit: KSL
Disney has cast newcomer Maia Kealoha in the lead role for its upcoming live-action lilo and stitch film. Dean Fleischer Camp will helm the project, which is a remake of the 2002 cult animated film of the same title.
The film, starring Zach Galifianakis, is aimed to be a major release on the streaming service Disney+, according to the entertainment website. hollywood reporter, The project is written by Chris Kekaniokalani Bright from a previous draft by Mike Van Wees.
Set in Hawaii, the story tells of the bond formed between a lonely human girl named Lilo and a dog-like alien named Stitch, who was genetically engineered to be a force of destruction. With snobbish social workers and aliens knocking on the door in pursuit, the two bond over a shared sense of family and win the day. Ion.
The film will be produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eric for Rideback. Ryan Halpin will executive produce for the company.