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Lady and the Tramp is an upcoming live-action film which will be distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a remake of the 1955 Walt Disney Animation Studios feature film, Lady and the Tramp, which in turn was based on the book Happy Dan the Whistling Dog by Ward Greene. It will be directed by Charlie Bean from a screenplay by Andrew Bujalski, and is currently set to be released on October 4, 2019.[1][2]

It was confirmed that the film will be released on Disney's new streaming service instead of in theaters.[3]

Cast

Animal Cast

Human Cast

Production

In July 2018, Justin Theroux joined to voice Tramp, while Sam Elliott joined the cast to voice Trusty, and Ashley Jensen joined the cast as Jackie, a gender swapped version of Jock. By the end of the month Kiersey Clemons entered talks to portray Darling, Lady's owner. In August 2018, Tessa Thompson was announced to be voicing Lady, and Benedict Wong also joined the cast in a voice role.

The film began shooting in Atlanta, Georgia and Savannah, Georgia in September 2018.[14]

On December 17, 2018, it was confirmed that real-life dogs will be used to portray the characters.[15]

References

  1. "Disney's Lady and the Tramp Is Getting a Live-Action Remake". E! News. (March 19. 2018)
  2. "Disney's Live-Action Lady and the Tramp Remake Gets a Director". ScreenRant. (March 19, 2018)
  3. "Disney Is Making A 'Lady & The Tramp' Live-Action Movie & The Details Sound Epic". Bustle. (March 19, 2018)
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Tessa Thompson to Voice Star as Lady in Disney's 'Lady and the Tramp'". The Hollywood Reporter. (August 14, 2018)
  5. Sneider, Jeff (July 26, 2018). "Exclusive: Justin Theroux to Star in ‘Lady and the Tramp’ for Disney’s Streaming Service". Collider. Retrieved on July 26, 2018.
  6. "EXCLUSIVE: Sam Elliott Joins Disney’s LADY AND THE TRAMP Remake | That Hashtag Show". That Hashtag Show. (July 30, 2018) Retrieved on October 3, 2018.
  7. Wiseman, Andreas (July 25, 2018). "Disney’s ‘Lady And The Tramp’ Reboot Sets First Cast With ‘Extras’ & ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ Actress Ashley Jensen". Deadline. Retrieved on July 25, 2018.
  8. "Janelle Monae Joins Disney's 'Lady And The Tramp' Reboot With Tessa Thompson, Justin Theroux". Deadline Hollywood. (October 5, 2018) Retrieved on October 5, 2018.
  9. Kroll, Justin (July 31, 2018). "Kiersey Clemons in Talks to Join Disney’s Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’ (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved on July 31, 2018.
  10. Kroll, Justin (August 17, 2018). "Thomas Mann Joins Disney’s Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’ (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved on August 17, 2018.
  11. McNary, Dave (September 4, 2018). "Yvette Nicole Brown Joins Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’". Variety. Retrieved on September 4, 2018.
  12. "Adrian Martinez Joins Disney’s ‘Lady and the Tramp’; ‘Mulan’ Adds Chen Tang". Deadline Hollywood. (September 21, 2018) Retrieved on September 21, 2018.
  13. Galuppo, Mia (October 4, 2018). "Arturo Castro Joins Disney's 'Lady and the Tramp' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on October 4, 2018.
  14. Live-Action ‘Lady And The Tramp’ Movie Shoots This Fall In Georgia
  15. "Exclusive: Disney’s Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Will Use Real Dogs". Collider. (December 17. 2018)