Disney's Lilo and Stitch Live-Action Movie Casts Newcomer Maia Kealoha

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Lilo and Stitch

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The Disney+ live-action adaptation of Lilo and Stitch has recovered its small quality star.

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The Hollywood Reporter, pursuing a study successful Knight Edge Media, writes that young Hawaiian histrion Maia Kealoha has landed the relation of Lilo Pelekai. The casting comes aft an extended unfastened telephone arsenic Disney searched for the remake’s starring relation of a miss who adopts a fugitive alien aft mistaking it for a dog.

The animated mentation came retired successful 2002 from directors Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois; the live-action remake volition beryllium helmed by Marcel the Shell With Shoes On director Dean Fleischer Camp, with a publication by Chris Kekaniokalani Bright. The movie precocious added histrion Zach Galifianakis to the formed successful an chartless relation (though we anticipation he’ll beryllium playing Pleakley); we’re inactive waiting to spot who’ll play the story’s different large role: Lilo’s older sister, Nani.

Lilo and Stitch volition beryllium released consecutive to Disney+, thought we anticipation it does get immoderate emotion connected the large screen. So acold there’s nary connection connected erstwhile to expect it.

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