Disney Teases First Look At Live-Action 'Lady And The Tramp' Remake
A first look of the revamp was spotted during new streaming platform, Disney+'s announcement event on Thursday.
Walt Disney's direct to consumer chairman, Kevin Mayer, was showing off the user interface of the exciting new streaming platform when a photo of a real-life Lady and the Tramp appeared on screen.
It's reported that the upcoming film is being directed by Charlie Bean, produced by Bringham Taylor and was written by Andrew Bujalski.
Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok, Sorry to Bother You) will play the voice of Lady and Justin Theroux (The Leftovers, Mulholland Drive) will voice the Tramp.
Janelle Monae, Thomas Mann, Kiersey Clemons, Benedict Wong, Ashley Jensen, and Yvette Nicole Brown have also been casted to play doggy characters.
The live-action version of Lady and the Tramp will be available in the US at launch of the forthcoming streaming platform (set to rival the likes of Netflix, Hayu and more) on 12th November 2019.
The UK release date is yet to be confirmed but more details are expected to be announced in the next few months - you can sign up here to keep in the loop.
Disney+ is set to house its classic films along with its Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar titles and a bevy of original projects in both movies and TV.
Disney+ is also starting off with a cheaper price than a Netflix subscription at $6.99 per month (£5.35). Netflix's pricing starts at £7.99 per month.
Robert Iger, Disney's chairman and CEO, said: "Disney+ marks a bold step forward in an exciting new era for our company-one in which consumers will have a direct connection to the incredible array of creative content that is The Walt Disney Company's hallmark.
"We are confident that the combination of our unrivalled storytelling, beloved brands, iconic franchises, and cutting-edge technology will make Disney+ a standout in the marketplace, and deliver significant value for consumers and shareholders alike."
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