Grace VanderWaal Shows Off New Disney+ Movie at D23
The New Star of Disney's adaptation of Jerry Spinelli's movie Stargirl Grace VanderWaal, takes the stage at D23 today to present the film in which she made her film debut. She promised that her character was "quite herself", describing the film as an inspiring story for young children.
Julia Hart directs the film from a scenario that she wrote with her partner Jordan Horowitz. Kristin Hahn has created the on-screen adaptation of Spinelli's award-winning novel about non-compliance and pride in your style and personality.
The novel follows Leo Borlock, a normal child, who will never stand out. Then Stargirl arrives at Mica High and changes everything. After 15 years of school at home, Stargirl enter the tenth grade, a colorful whirlwind playing the ukulele. While the school's society rejects her for her uniqueness, Leo falls in love with her. Through Stargirl Spinelli explores the tense and emotional journey of high school, the nature of conformity and the joy of first love.
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The casting of Grace VanderWaal is perfectly fitting given that she won American & # 39; s Got Talent at age 12 for playing the ukulele. After her victory, she released an EP in 2016 with her first album "Perfectly Imperfect". Her first album, Just the Beginning, was released a year later, and she began her first sold-out tour of the same name. VanderWaal reportedly beat another 700 girls for first place in the upcoming Disney Plus movie. In a previous interview with Deadline, Hart had stated this about the timely casting.
"I knew she was Stargirl almost immediately The world knows what a talented she is an interpreter and I can not not wait for everyone to see how this special and magical young woman has many sides "
In addition to co-writing the screenplay, Horowitz will be the executive producer. Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Lee Stollman will be producers under the Gotham Group banner.
Stargirl joins an impressive range of movies and shows coming back to Disney Plus in the fall. The D23 Expo panel of the streaming service today announced a host of upcoming content, including a cover of Lizzie Maguire High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against The Universe a sequel Monsters Inc Monsters at Work a series of 10 shorts that follow the character of Tony Hale from ] Toy Story 4 Forky asks a question fiction show about perseverance entitled Still and The World According to Jeff Goldblum .
Fans finally got the chance to see Star Wars movie with The Mandalorian and a quick surprise appearance of Ewan McGregor who will resume his role as Obi -Wan in a series.
Of course Marvel also took the floor to announce some new projects, including: Mrs. Merveille Elle-Hulk and Knight of the Moon . They also gave some details about the previously announced projects in San Diego Comic Con 2019, as And if Loki The Falcon and the Soldier of the Winter and WandaVision .
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