Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich are slated to produce the film, and Ryan Halprin will be executive producer, according to the report. Mike Van Waes reportedly wrote the current draft for the remake, which is still in development and hasn’t been greenlit. Disney didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
The film follows the story of a girl named Lilo who lives with her older sister following their parents’ death. As she struggles to make friends and fit in, she adopts an alien creature masquerading as a dog named Stitch, who brings a mix of joy and chaos into their lives. The film explores the ties of kinship and coping with loss, with comedy throughout and no shortage of Elvis Presley songs.
It isn’t yet clear whether the film will be released in theaters or on, according to The Hollywood Reporter. As the has kept people at home and , Disney has opted to release a handful of its most anticipated films, including the and , on its streaming service.
Chu has also been tapped to.