Earlier this year, it was reported that Disney was working on a new family drama movie based on Kate DiCamillo’s novel Flora & Ulysses for the new Disney Streaming Service, Disney+. Now, there is an update on the project.
Over at HN Entertainment, I reported that that production on the family drama is expected to kick off this Summer on June 17th. Filming is expected to take place in Vancouver. The studio hopes to have the film ready for a 2020 release.
The novel’s description gives us an idea of what the movie will be about:
It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You!, is the just the right person to step in and save him. What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirrel) has been born anew, with powers of strength, flight, and misspelled poetry—and that Flora will be changed too, as she discovers the possibility of hope and the promise of a capacious heart.
Stay tuned for information on the project as it becomes available to us. Also, let us know what you think of this production news.
Source: HN Entertainment