Hangover Star Zach Galifianakis Officially Joins Disney’s Cult-Classic ‘Lilo & Stitch’ Live-Action Remake

Hangover Star Zach Galifianakis Officially Joins Disney’s Cult-Classic ‘Lilo
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On 3rd October 2018, Disney announced that they will be creating a Lilo & Stitch movie based on the 2002 animated Disney film of the same name. The movie was extremely popular and quickly became famous among children and parents. The film revolved around Lilo & Stitch going on adventures and developing an unbreakable bond.

A poster of Lilo & Stitch

The announcement delighted the fans, and recently it has been confirmed that Zach Galifianakis would be joining the cast. The actor is known for his comedic role, and he is an excellent voice actor which makes him a great choice for the live-action movie.

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Zach Galifianakis Joins the Crew

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zach Galifianakis has signed to star in the live-action Lilo & Stich movie. The details of the actor’s role still remain in the dark. The movie will be written by Chris Kekaniokalani, the movie will be produced by Dan lin and Jonathan Eirich for Rideback, and Ryan Halprin will be the executive producer for the company.

Zach Galifianakis

The Hangover actor is an Emmy-winning actor and his comedic role in The Hangover franchise makes the series one of the funniest movies ever created. The actor has also worked as a voice actor for animated movies such as Big Mouth, Ron’s Gone Wrong, and Sarah Snook. Even though the role of the actor is not disclosed, it can be assumed that the actor will be giving his voice to Stitch.

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About Lilo & Stitch Animated Movie

Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 animated Disney movie, which narrated the story of Lilo, a young Hawaiian girl, one day she adopts a bizarre and mischievous creature named Stitch, it was designed to be a weapon of mass destruction. The two became close friends, and as the movie continues the two form an unbreakable bond, learning about friendship, family, and what it means to be yourself. 

A still from Lilo & Stitch

The movie did great at the Box Office, and it was popular among children because it had a heartwarming plot and followed an emotional theme between Stich and Lilo. The film was different from other animated films as it captures Hawaiian culture and music into the story with the help of traditional hand-drawn animation with computer-generated imagery. 

Lilo & Stitch
Lilo and Stitch

The film became a cult series, and the character of Stitch instantly became famous for its peculiar attributes such as appearance, hyperactive nature, and the ability to be loved by people of all ages. The popularity of the movie has led to the existence of multiple sequels and TV Series. 


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Lilo & Stitch can be streamed on Amazon Prime Video.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter




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Tushar Auddy, Junior Content Writer. He has been in the entertainment industry for 3 years and is always on the lookout for a captivating story. He is a student of Linguistics and currently pursuing his Master's degree in the same field. He has a passion for literature that runs deep and loves nothing more than getting lost in a novel for hours on end. When he isn't reading, you'll find him capturing the beauty of language.