Disney's Rescue Ranger Chipmunks 'Chip 'N Dale' Gets Live-Action Treatment


Disney's Rescue Ranger Chipmunks 'Chip 'N Dale' Gets Live-Action Treatment
The upcoming movie is written by Robert Rugan and expected to tell the origin story of the crime-solving duo.


Disney is making its own chipmunk movie. While 20th Century Fox is finding success in "Alvin and the Chipmunks" franchise, the Mouse House is set to develop a live-action/CG hybrid feature film focusing on its famous rescue ranger duo "Chip 'n' Dale".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio picks up a pitch by award-winning commercials director Robert Rugan. He is expected write an origin story of the animal duo. Mandeville, the studio behind "The Muppets" series, will produce the pic.

The chipmunk pals first appeared in a 1943 animated short starring Pluto. They popped up in various Disney stories before being re-introduced as Rescue Rangers in 1989. Chip acted as the brains behind the detective pair, and Dale was his goofball sidekick.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS
Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

  random image 
TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. Report: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Engaged
  2. Miranda Lambert Is Tired of Being 'Painted as the Villain' in Blake Shelton Split
  3. Salma Hayek Shows Off Her Bikini Body, Looks Banging at 50
  4. Tom Cruise Injured Doing Dangerous Stunt on Set of 'Mission: Impossible 6'
  5. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Write Love Songs for Each Other
  6. Teen Choice Awards 2017: 'Beauty and the Beast' Edges Out Competition in Movie Field
  7. 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' New Set Photo Reveals Scott Lang's New Job
  8. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Reunite for Pizza Party With Kids
  9. First Look at Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel'
  10. 'Annabelle: Creation' Creeps Its Way to Top Spot at Box Office