Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich of Rideback are producing. Rideback’s Ryan Halprin is executive producing.
Mike Van Waes wrote the current draft for the project, though a search is under way for a new writer to give that draft a polish. Unknown at this time whether the film will be theatrical or on Disney Plus.
The Hawaii-set story told of the friendship formed between a lonely human girl named Lilo and an alien named Stitch, who is engineered to be a force of destruction.
Chu most recently directed Warner Bros. adaptation of In The Heights.
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