Disney’s Lilo and Sew Dwell-Motion Film Casts Newcomer Maia Kealoha

Lilo and Stitch

Picture: Walt Disney Animation Studios

The Disney+ live-action adaptation of Lilo and Stitch has discovered its little human star.

The Hollywood Reporter, following a report in Knight Edge Media, writes that younger Hawaiian actress Maia Kealoha has landed the function of Lilo Pelekai. The casting comes after an in depth open name as Disney looked for the remake’s main function of a woman who adopts a fugitive alien after mistaking it for a canine.


The animated model got here out in 2002 from administrators Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois; the live-action remake shall be helmed by Marcel the Shell With Shoes On director Dean Fleischer Camp, with a script by Chris Kekaniokalani Vivid. The movie just lately added actor Zach Galifianakis to the solid in an unknown function (although we hope he’ll be taking part in Pleakley); we’re nonetheless ready to see who’ll play the story’s different large function: Lilo’s older sister, Nani.

Lilo and Sew shall be launched straight to Disney+, thought we hope it does get some love on the massive display. To this point there’s no phrase on when to anticipate it.



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