Both Troy Ames and Parker Brando have booked roles in Disney’s upcoming Timmy Failure.
“Spotlight” writer-director Tom McCarthy will direct an adaptation of the children’s book “Timmy Failure” for Disney. McCarthy has also co-wrote the pic with the book’s author, Stephan Pastis.
Jim Whitaker, who has a strong track record with “Pete’s Dragon” and “A Wrinkle in Time” will produce. McCarthy recently did a rewrite on “Christopher Robin,” a live-action take on the “Winnie the Pooh” tale, and was also a writer on Pixar’s “Up”.