The cast for Disney’s live-action/CGI remake of Lady And The Tramp just keeps growing as Kiersey Clemons is in early talks to join the film. Justin Theroux will play the Tramp with Ashley Jenson playing Jackie (A gender swapped Jock), and Sam Elliot as Trusty.
Clemons is up for the role of Darling, Lady’s owner. We can exclusively tell you that the studio made an offer to Janelle Monae for the role but reportedly passed.
Charlie Bean, who directed The Lego Ninjago Movie (which also starred Theroux), is attached to direct. Brigham Taylor, who worked on the studio’s remake of The Jungle Book and Christopher Robin and currently working on The One And Only Ivan, is producing the project, Andrew Bujalski penned the script.
Disney already has a lot of content in development for the streaming service including live-action remakes of Sword In The Stone, as well as Noelle starring Anna Kendrick, Magic Camp starring Adam Devine, Stargirl, 3 Men And A Baby, Don Quixote, Timmy Failure, The Paper Magician, and Togo.