The animated Kim Possible series was acclaimed by critics and audiences alike, becoming the first Disney Channel original series to last more than 65 episodes and spawning two animated television films. Needless to say, that’s a tough act to follow. But Sadie Stanley, who brings Kim to life in the upcoming live-action film adaptation premiering tonight on Disney Channel, didn’t approach the task lightly.
“I knew the responsibility that whoever got this role would be taking on,” Stanley told EW...
Disney Channel on Friday introduced a new generation of viewers to Kim Possible, a teen action hero who effortlessly juggles saving the world and maintaining a flawless report card. (See, students of Riverdale? It can be done!) Essentially playing out as a 90-minute episode — complete with Christina Milian’s iconic theme song — the live-action movie [
Disney's upcoming movies include a trio of big-budget adaptations of its animated hits and a steady dose of superheroes. Its TV arm beats the studio to the punch and round-house kick, however, with "Kim Possible," a Disney Channel live-action movie based on the animated series.
Disney has been shrewd about mining its vaults for new projects, which explains this year's theatrical troika of "Dumbo," "Aladdin" and "The Lion King." A somewhat less-heralded strategy has also been on display in...