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Disney recently announced that a remake of Lilo & Stitch live-action version. In these days the new castings have been opened to find the characters and the presence of Zach Galifianakis has been announced, known to the general public for having taken part in the saga of A hangover. It is not yet known what role will be entrusted to Zach Galifianakis, even if, second The Wrapthe Greek-born actor may have been cast to play the alien Pleakley.
Zach Galifianakis and the alien Pleakley
While not a major character, Pleakley is central to the plot dynamics of the narrative. Pleakley was initially voiced by Kevin MacDonald in his original version and by Mino Caprio in the Italian one. Pleakley is part of the Galactic Federation and did not willingly accept to be alongside Jumba Jookiba as an expert on Earth, yet he found himself forced to fill that role to capture Stitch. This is his role in the animated version and Pleakley is unlikely to be represented otherwise in the live movie. Fans of the cartoon say they are thrilled for the casting of Zach Galifianakis in that role, should it be confirmed but, in general, the Greek-born actor seems to have been a very valuable addition to the cast, at least according to reports among enthusiasts.
What is known about the live movie of Lilo & Stitch
The script of Lilo & Stitch was signed by Chris Kekaniokalani Bright, a writer who already has experience in Disney, as evidenced by his participation in the animated feature film Oceania. Not only that, because Chris Kekaniokalani Bright also wrote, directed and produced the short Tsuruwhich chronicles the life of a nurse in 1942. Lilo & Stitch, released in theaters now 21 years ago, was one of the most successful animated films of the 2000s. It revolves around the adventures of Lilo, a 6-year-old Hawaiian girl who has adopted Stitch as her pet. The adventures of the two have become a real must among the children of the time, who are not excluded from being the most enthusiastic viewers of live action.