Disney’s Live-Circulation ‘Lilo & Sew’ Finds Its Nani, Lilo’s Sister (Uncommon)
Disney’s dwell-action Lilo & Sew has chanced on its Nani, Lilo’s older sister and honest appropriate guardian, in Sydney Elizebeth Agudong, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Disney declined to comment.
Newcomer Maia Kealoha is playing Lilo, while Zach Galifianakis joined the solid in February. Sew, naturally, might maybe be a CG confection. Dean Fleischer Camp, the filmmaker slack indie darling and handiest involving design Oscar nominee Marcel the Shell With Shoes On, is directing the remake that is supposed to be a significant free up on Disney+.
The Hawaii-centric narrative tells of the bond fashioned between a lonely human woman named Lilo and a dogs-esteem alien named Sew, who used to be genetically engineered to be a force of destruction. With nosy social staff and pursuing aliens banging on the door, the two bond over a shared sense of family and accumulate the day.
Chris Kekaniokalani Realizing wrote the script for the distinction. Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois wrote and directed the novel design that, while now not an initial hit, developed a trusty fan glum that has handiest grown over the ensuing years.
Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback are producing. Rideback’s Ryan Halprin is executive producing.
Agudong’s old credit consist of NCIS, Infamously in Love, On My Block and the design movie West Michigan. She honest appropriate wrapped her most standard project because the lead role in an self sustaining design, At Your Toes. She used to be born and raised on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Her younger sister is Siena Agudong, who is diagnosed for her roles on the Nickelodeon sequence Large title Falls, the movie Alex & Me and the Disney Channel fashioned movie Upside-Down Magic, apart from as Netflix’s adaptation of Resident Execrable.
Agudong is represented by AEFH talent company, Trilogy Skills Administration, Inc., authorized skilled Howard Fishman of HWHM+F and domestically represented in Hawaii by the Kathy Muller Agency.
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