But don't expect the same old Lilo and Stitch story. The new script will be written by Mike Van Waes, who is known for the horror film, The Crooked Man. Also working on the film is the team behind the much-anticipated Aladdin remake.
Though we know about the writers and producers, the cast of the new Lilo & Stitch has not been announced yet. While plenty of Twitter users were excited about the remake, others expressed worry over potential casting. Given the whitewashing controversies and other questionable casting decisions in previous Disney remakes, fans have a reason to be nervous. Many fans hope that Auliʻi Cravalho, the voice actress who played Moana, will be cast in the lead role.