Production is set to begin this summer on Disney’s live-action/CGI adaptation of Lady In The Tramp. Which is set to debut on Disney’s exclusive streaming service. Now we have our first casting announcement.
According to Deadline, Sherlock Gnomes actress Ashley Jensen is the first actress to board the film. Jensen will be voicing Scottish Terrier Jackie (in the original movie it was Jock), a loyal supporter to Lady.
Charlie Bean, who directed The Lego Ninjago Movie, is attached to direct.Brigham Taylor, who worked on the studio’s remake of The Jungle Book and currently working on Christopher Robin and 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.