You’re killin’ me Smalls! A series based on the classic 1993 baseball film The Sandlot is reportedly being produced for Disney+, according to Variety.

  • David Mickey Evans, who co-wrote and directed the film, is slated to write and executive produce the new series.
  • The series is said to take place in 1984, 22 years after the events of the film, and focus on the children of the original characters.
  • Evans has said many of the original cast members will return for the new series.
  • The director/producer is also working on a prequel to the film, which is said to be set in the 1950s.
  • The original film starred:
    • Tom Guiry
    • Mike Vitar
    • Karen Allen
    • Denis Leary
    • James Earl Jones
    • Patrick Renna
    • Chauncey Leopardi
    • Marty York
    • Brandon Quintin Adams
    • Grant Gelt
    • Shane Obedzinski
    • Victor DiMattia
  • Evans has not specified which members of the cast would return for the new series.

ICYMI – More Disney+ news:

  • Fox 2000’s 2018 gay romance film Love, Simon is getting a television series treatment for Disney+.
  • A Hawkeye series is in the works for Disney+ and it is set to star Jeremy Renner as the avenging archer.
  • Disney has announced a two-year deal between Disney+ and Supper Club to create premium franchise-based and original-concept nonfiction programming for the streaming service, including Marvel’s 616, an anthological documentary series exploring the intersection between Marvel’s rich legacy of stories, characters and creators and the world outside your window.
  • High Fidelity, the 10-episode series starring Zoë Kravitz is reportedly now moving from Disney+ to sibling streaming service, Hulu.