Disney’s The next live-action development is currently in the works, and it just found one of its main characters. The company is approaching Lilo and Stitch the remake filmed the newcomer Maya Kealoha as the young heroine Lilo. Kealoha joins those previously announced Zach Galifiankis. There is currently no public confirmation of who Galifiankis will play.

Based on 2002 animated feature, Lilo and Stitch About Lilo Pelekai, a young Hawaiian girl raised by her 19-year-old sister Nani. Most of the time struggle to fit in with othersLilo soon finds a kindred spirit when a A dog-like alien named Stitch Crash landing on Earth. The two form a fast bond with each other and Lilo decides to protect Stitch from other aliens who want to harm him. At the same time, Lilo and Nani have to constantly fight with social services. Since its release, the film has received three additional sequels and a two-season television series.


Although Kealoha will be making her acting debut with this feature, she has been a part of it before Little Miss Kona Coffee Contestsand has experience Tahitian dance. As Lilo and Stitch as fans know, Lilo also has a passion for dancing, something viewers learn about early in the franchise. While we’ll have to wait and see what the young performer has in store in terms of acting, it’s already clear that she has a significant edge to Lilo.

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Written by Remake Chris Kekaniokalani Brightmarked his feature debut after his short film Tsuru. Camp Dean Fleischerhas gained wide recognition in recent times Shell with shoes Marcel, is defined directly. He steps up for her John M. Chuwho was attached first to the project in 2020. Rideback’s Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich with serve as producers Ryan Halprin is listed as an executive producer.

Lilo and Stitch Joins a long line of live-action remakes

For the past few years, Disney has been riding the live-action bandwagon, particularly focusing on remakes of several beloved animated classics. The studio recently announced a live-action hybrid remake Aristocats is the last film to be reviewed. Near the end of 2022, a live-action remake Pinocchio from Robert Zemeckis however, it fell on the scene poorly received by critics and general audiences. Other classics, e.g The Lion King, The Jungle Bookand Dumbo recycled among others. Live broadcast on April 28 Peter Pan and Wendy Debuts on Disney+. It will be live soon on May 26th Little mermaid floats to theaters.

The future Lilo and Stitch currently has no projected release date. It is set to debut on Disney+.