Disney’s Live-Action ‘Lady and the Tramp’ Remake Cast Adds Ashley Jensen

/Film | 7/25/2018 | Chris Evangelista
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Disney is still making that live-action Lady and the Tramp remake, and they’ve finally announced the first cast member: Ashley Jensen. Jensen will provide the voice of Scottish Terrier Jackie (named Jock in the original animated film). Unlike other recent live-action Disney remakes, Lady and the Tramp is being groomed for Disney’s upcoming streaming service.

Deadline has the news about Jensen’s casting. I’ll confess to being entirely unfamiliar with her work – Jensen has provided voice work for How to Train Your Dragon and Sherlock Gnomes. She’s also appeared in The Lobster and the HBO series Extras. The Lego Ninjago Movie director Charlie Bean will helm the live-action/CGI reboot. Here’s the original film’s synopsis:

Disney - Cocker - Spaniel - Lady - Life

This Disney animated classic follows a pampered cocker spaniel named Lady whose comfortable life slips away once her owners have a baby. When, after some tense circumstances, Lady finds herself on the loose and out on the street, she is befriended and protected by the tough stray mutt Tramp. A romance begins to blossom between the two dogs, but their many differences, along with more drama at Lady’s household, threaten to keep them apart.

Also, at some point, they eat spaghetti. Disney has been steadily remaking their animated classics into live-action films. They previously adapted Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, The Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast. There was also Maleficent, which wasn’t so much a live-action remake of Sleeping...
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