Deadline is reporting that Zach Galifianakis, most famous as one of the stars in “The Hangover” series, has been cast as a lead role in the Disney+ live action remake of “Lilo & Stitch!”
His exact role in the film is as of yet unknown according to Deadline.
The film is being produced for Disney+ exclusively and will be directed by Dean Fleischer Camp, of “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,” written by Chris Kekaniokalani Bright, and produced by Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich. The upcoming remake has no release date but is based on the 2002 Walt Disney Animation Studios film of the same name starring Daveigh Chase and Chris Sanders which follows a young Hawaiian girl who adopts a “dog” from the local pound, completely unaware that it’s a dangerous scientific experiment taking refuge on Earth, hiding from its creator and those who see it as a menace and a criminal.
Galifianakis is an Emmy-winning actor and comedian best known for roles in “The Hangover” franchise, as well as his short-form talk show “Between Two Ferns.”
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