NEWS: Disney’s “Lilo and Stitch” Live-Action Remake Has Its Director

Disney reboots have been all the rage recently with movies like Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and more!

Lilo’s Luau and Fun ©Disney

And, it looks like one of our all-time FAVORITES will be getting the live-action treatment soon.

We’re ready for another “Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride” with Lilo and Stitch since the classic movie is in talks for a live-action adaptation! And, Variety has reported that Disney is in talks with Jon M. Chu to direct the new version of Lilo and Stitch.


Disney hasn’t provided any details about whether the film will be released in theaters or Disney+. While there are no screenwriters or cast members named just yet, Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback (who helped make the Aladdin remake) will be producing the film. Ryan Halprin will also work as the executive producer on the movie.


Jon M. Chu is most known for directing Crazy Rich Asians, In the Heights, and the Willow series coming to Disney+ soon. When more information about Lilo and Stitch is released, we’ll be sure to give you all the details you need to know!

Find out the details of the “Darkwing Duck” reboot coming to Disney+ soon!

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Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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