Uma Thurman Joins Cast of “Stargirl” Sequel at Disney+

In an exclusive by The Hollywood Reporter it was revealed that actress Uma Thurman has joined the live-action Stargirl sequel at Disney+.

Via The Hollywood Reporter

Via The Hollywood Reporter

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What’s Happening:

  • The Hollywood Reporter is writing that Uma Thurman has been cast in the upcoming sequel to Stargirl.
  • The follow up story to the 2020 Disney+ original film was announced in February with star Grace VanderWaal and director Julia Hart attached to return.
  • In addition to VanderWaal, Elijah Richardson has joined the cast and composer Michael Penn will write and perform original music for the film.
  • The film is based on the YA novel by Jerry Spinelli about a boy in Mica, Arizona who becomes friends with the mysterious and completely original Stargirl Caraway.
  • According to reports, the sequel will follow Stargirl as she journeys beyond Mica into a new world of music. Along the way she’ll meet a fellow musician, Roxanne Martel played by Thruman.
  • Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz co-wrote the first film and have also penned the sequel.
  • Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Lee Stollman, Horowitz all serve as producers. Kirsten Hahn and author Jerry Spinelli are executive producers.
  • While Spinelli is attached, the plot of the film seems to be only loosely based on his own Stargirl sequel, Love, Stargirl.

More Stargirl News:

  • Just last week it was announced that Judy Greer would be joining the film and will star as Stargirl’s mother, Ana Caraway.

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