Whether the film will be released in theaters or Disney’s forthcoming streaming platform is undetermined
Released in 2002, the original film, which was directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders, followed Lilo, a lonely Hawaiian girl who forms a bond with a doglike extraterrestrial creature, whom she names Stitch. Stitch, who is engineered to cause chaos, has a change of heart as Lilo teaches Stitch the importance of ohana, the Hawaiian concept of family.
The pic spun two direct-to-video sequels, Stitch! The Movie (2003) and Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005) as well as a series titled, Lilo & Stitch: The Series, and a TV movie,