Janelle Monáe Joins “Lady and the Tramp” Live-Action Movie

Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux also star.

Disney is giving its classic Lady and the Tramp (1955) a live-action remake.

Lady and The Tramp

While Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux have already been cast to play Lady and the Tramp respectively, Janelle Monáe has been tapped to voice Peg, one of the wise-cracking dogs Lady befriends when she is taken to the pound.

Unlike previous Disney live-action remakes, this one won’t be on the silver screen, instead, it’ll be the first of its kind to be streamed on Disney’s new unnamed digital service, which will debut in 2019.

Monáe, whose previous acting credits include Moonlight and Hidden Figures, also just joined the Harriet Tubman biopic, Harriet.

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