Disney's 'Kim Possible' live-action movie gets Christy Carlson Romano and Patton Oswalt to join the cast

Romano did originally voice the iconic title character and Oswalt voiced Professor Dementor in the hit animated series on which the movie is based.


                            Disney's 'Kim Possible' live-action movie gets Christy Carlson Romano and Patton Oswalt to join the cast

Disney Channel's Original Movie 'Kim Possible' is gearing up for release in 2019 and slowly the makers are reeling us in with nuggets of information on their upcoming project. From the animated world to live-action, that's quite a jump and before fans get all nostalgic, here's the big news. Joining the cast of this live-action movie is the multitalented actress and singer Christy Carlson Romano and Emmy and Grammy Award-winning actor and comedian Patton Oswalt.

Patton Oswalt will essay ay the role of the supervillain and mad scientist Professor Dementor (Robyn Beck/AFP/ Getty Images)
Patton Oswalt will essay the role of the supervillain and mad scientist Professor Dementor (Robyn Beck/AFP/ Getty Images)

What we also know is that Romano did originally voice the iconic title character and Oswalt voiced Professor Dementor in the hit animated series on which the movie is based. Romano on Friday confirmed her participation in the comedy-adventure movie during the D23's Saturday Morning on the Lot' event at the Walt Disney Studios. Apart from 'Kim Possible', Romano also voices young bot-fighter Trina in an upcoming episode of Disney Channel's animated series 'Big Hero 6 The Series'.

The other recent addition to the cast, Oswalt, will be playing the fan-favorite role of the supervillain and mad scientist Professor Dementor.

Sean Giambrone and Sadie Stanley (Disney Channel)
Sean Giambrone and Sadie Stanley (Disney Channel)

Oswalt and Romano join Sadie Stanley playing Kim Possible; Sean Giambrone (ABC's The Goldbergs) as Kim Possible's loyal best friend, Ron Stoppable; Alyson Hannigan, the How I Met Your Mother star as brain surgeon Dr. Ann Possible (AKA Mom Possible); Todd Stashwick (12 Monkeys) and Taylor Ortega playing villains Drakken and Shego, respectively; Connie Ray (The Big C) as grandmother Nana Possible; Ciara Wilson ('OMG!) as new high school student Athena; Erika Tham (Make It Pop) as Kim's childhood frenemy and Bonnie and Issac Ryan Brown (Raven's Home) as teen computer genius Wade.

Disney's 'Kim Possible' is a story about an everyday high school girl who, in her spare time, saves the world from villains. This live-action movie was written by Mark McCorkle, Robert Schooley and Josh Cagan. The executive producers are McCorkle, Schooley and Zanne Devine (I, Tonya and Easy A). The movie will be co-directed and co-produced by Adam B. Stein and Zach Lipovsky (both of Disney XD's MECH-X4). Blyth Nailling (ABC's Last Man Standing and Scrubs) is the casting director. The live-action Disney Channel Original Movie is a production of Middleton Productions, a subsidiary of Omnifilm Entertainment.