Newcomer Maya Kealoha will play Lilo in the live-action adaptation of Lilo & Stitch. It was previously known that Zach Galifianakis was involved in the film.
Little is known about the project, whose first rumors appeared in 2018, according to THR. Directed by Dean Fleischer Camp (“Marseille, the Shell in the Shoes”), written by Chris Kekaniokalani Bright. There is still no date for filming to begin or a release date. Loyal fans of the tale of friendship between a Hawaiian girl and an alien named Stitch froze with anticipation.
The cartoon was released in 2002, and with a budget of $80 million, it grossed $273 million worldwide. After its success with the public, it has grown to become a television series, two sequels, video games, and has also become one of the most popular prints for children’s clothing and a source of inspiration for toy manufacturers.