Mckenna Grace will be joining the upcoming Disney+ film Crater.

What’s Happening:

  • Deadline has reported that the Disney+ film Crater will star McKenna Grace who will play one of the friends of the lead who grows up on a lunar mining colony.
  • Grace has had numerous roles in her career from playing a young Carol Danvers in the Marvel movie Captain Marvel to being on Disney Junior’s Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures, Disney Channel’s Elena of Avalor, ABC’s Once Upon a Time, and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale.

About “Crater”

  • The plot of the film takes place in the future and tells the coming-of-age story of a boy growing up in a lunar mining colony who explores a mysterious crater with his four best friends.
  • The project was previously in development by 20th Century Studios prior to the Disney acquisition with Shawn Levy originally eyeing the director chair, now taking a producer role along with Dan Levine through their 21 Laps Entertainment company.
  • Shawn Levy was the director of multiple 20th Century Studios projects including the Night at the Museum franchise and the upcoming film Free Guy.
  • Kyle Patrick Alvarez has been hired to direct.
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