Billy Magnussen Cast in Live-Action “Lilo & Stitch” Adaptation

Billy Magnussen has joined the cast of Disney’s live-action adaptation of Lilo & Stitch, according to Deadline.

What’s Happening:

  • Magnussen joins the upcoming live-action adaptation of the 2002 animated film.
  • The actor previously had a small role in the live-action version of Aladdin and is known for his role in the most recent James Bond film, No Time To Die.
  • The film will be directed by Dean Fleischer-Camp, director of the Oscar-nominated Marcel The Shell With Shoes On.
  • Zach Galifianakis joined the cast of the film back in February in an undisclosed role, while newcomer Maia Kealoha has been cast as Lilo.
  • Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback are producing. Rideback’s Ryan Halprin is executive producing.
  • Chris Kekaniokalani Bright wrote the script for the adaptation.
  • The film is intended to be a major release on Disney+.
  • You can of course stream the original Lilo & Stitch on Disney+.
  • The original animated film told of the friendship formed between a lonely human girl named Lilo and an alien named Stitch, who is engineered to be a force of destruction.

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Luke Manning
Luke is a fan of all things theme parks and self-proclaimed #1 fan of Joffrey’s Coffee, who lives in Kissimmee, FL