Disney live movies Lilo and Stitch Nanny, Lilo’s older sister and legal guardian, found in Sydney Elizabeth Agudong, Hollywood Reporter to learn.
Disney declined to comment.
Newcomer Maia Kealoha plays Lilo, while Zach Galifianakis joined the cast in February. Stitch will, of course, be a CG candy. Dean Fleischer Camp, the filmmaker behind the Oscar-nominated indie darling and Best Animated Feature Marcel the projectile with shoesis directing the remake that is intended to be a major release on Disney+.
The Hawaiian-centric 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 nosy social workers and chasing aliens knocking at the door, the two bond over a shared sense of family and winning the day.
Chris Kekanyokalani Bright wrote the screenplay for the adaptation. Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois wrote and directed the original feature which, while not an initial hit, developed a loyal fanbase that only grew over the following years.
Dan Lin and Jonathan Erich of Rideback are producing. Rideback’s Ryan Halperin is executive producer.
Agudong’s previous credits include NCISAnd notorious in love, on my blog And the feature film western michigan. She just wrapped her latest project as a lead role in an independent film, at your feet. I was born and raised on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Her younger sister is Sienna Agudong, who is known for her roles on Nickelodeon series Star Falls the movie Alex and me The Disney Channel Original Movie Upside down charmas well as a Netflix adaptation vampire.
Agudong is represented by talent agency AEFH, Trilogy Talent Management, Inc. , attorney Howard Fishman of HWHM + F and represented locally in Hawaii by the Cathy Mueller Agency.
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