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Chris Sanders Returns as Stitch's Voice in Disney's Live-Action Lilo and Stitch (Exclusive) in Final Talks

Tia Carrere and Amy Hill round out a cast that already includes Sydney Agudong, Maia Kealoha, Billy Magnusson and Zach Galifianakis.

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Chris Sanders is working on Disney Stitch character voiceover in Final NegotiationLilo and Stitch, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Tia Carrere, who originally voiced Nani in the first film, will also play the newly created Mrs. Kekoa, while Amy Hill Hill will play a new character named Tūtū.

Saunders wrote and directed the original feature film with Dean DeBlois for Creature dubbing in Lilo and Lilo

, and Lilo & Stitch: The Series (2002-1080). There have been rumors for years that Sanders will return as Stitch, but in 2003 Interview SYFY Wire, he said that the studio has not been officially contacted he.

, while Sydney Elizabeth Agudon is playing Nani. Kahiau Machado was cast as David Kawena last week, but have since reforged with Kaipot Dudoit. During Disney’s review process, the actor’s previous use of racial slurs was discovered on social media . Machado’s casting has not been officially confirmed by Disney.

Zach Galifianakis joined the cast in February as Jumba, Billy Magnusson as Pleakley and Courtney B. Vance as Cobra Bubbles round out the cast.

Dean Fleischer Camp, independent filmmaker and Oscar nominee for Best Animated Feature Marcel in a shoe shell , is , intended to be a major release on Disney+. Production officially took place in Hawaii.

Hawaii-centric story about the bond formed between a lonely human girl named Lilo and a dog-like alien named Stitch who is genetically engineered For a force of destruction. Thanks to a nosy social worker and an alien who chases knockers, the two bond over a shared sense of family and win.

Chris Kekaniokalani Bright wrote the adapted screenplay.

Rideback’s Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich are producing. Rideback’s Ryan Halprin serves as executive producer along with Tom Peltzman. The creative team was led by production designer Todd Cherniawsky (Obi-Wan Kenobi , Star Trek: Picard ); Director of Photography Nigel Bluck ( the unbearable weight of a large number of talents ) and the first Two-unit DP ( Lord of the Rings trilogy, Deadpool ); Visual Effects Supervisor Craig Hammack (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Black Panther , Tomorrowland ); and costume designer Wendy Chuck ( on Schmidt , Nebraska and descendants of ).

Original film in 898 and was a hit, grossing over $80 Millions worldwide based on $41 million budget. It was also nominated for Best Animated Feature 80th Academy Awards.

Sanders was represented by WME and Lichter Grossman.

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