Flora & Ulysses is a 2021 American family superhero comedy film directed by Lena Khan from a screenplay by ...
Flora & Ulysses is a 2021 American family superhero comedy film directed by Lena Khan from a screenplay by Brad Copeland and based on the children’s novel of the same name by Kate DiCamilo. It stars Matilda Lawler, Alyson Hannigan, Ben Schwartz, Anna Deavere Smith, Danny Pudi, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Janeane Garofalo, and Kate Micucci..
On May 31, 2018, it was announced that Disney was developing a film adaptation of Kate DiCamillo’s novel Flora & Ulysses for their streaming service Disney+, with Bard Copeland writing the script.
On June 13, 2019, Alyson Hannigan and Ben Schwartz were cast as Flora's parents. Gil Netter produced the project. On June 27, 2019, Lena Khan was announced as director, and Matilda Lawler was cast in the titular role of Flora Buckman with Benjamin Evans Ainsworth and Danny Pudi also added to the cast as filming began in Vancouver. Filming wrapped on August 23, 2019.
Post-production was done remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The film was released on Disney+ on February 19, 2021.