Newcomer Maia Kealoha to play lead role in Disney's live-action ‘Lilo & Stitch’ film

Updated: Apr 1 2023 1:30PM

Los Angeles, Apr 1 (PTI) Disney has cast newcomer Maia Kealoha in the lead role for its upcoming live-action "Lilo & Stitch" film.

Dean Fleischer Camp will helm the project, which is a remake of cult 2002 animated movie of the same title.

Also starring Zach Galifianakis, the film is intended to be a major release on streaming service Disney+, according to entertainment website The Hollywood Reporter.