Appearing on the cover of Disney Twenty Three magazine, sent out to members of the Disney fan club, are Monte and Rose, rescue dogs plucked from obscurity to headline the movie.
The entire cast of dogs appearing in the film were rescued from shelters and adopted by cast and crew upon completion of filming.
JUST ANNOUNCED: Get a first look at the live-action Lady and the Tramp and more Disney magic headed to #DisneyPlus in the latest issue of “Disney twenty-three”: https://t.co/hQMdeDsF1Y pic.twitter.com/BlYN4gwAlO— Disney D23 (@DisneyD23)August 13, 2019
Theroux and Thompson have been joined by an all-star cast of actors also lending their voices, including Janelle Monae, Ashley Jensen, Benedict Wong and Sam Elliott.
Monae has also contributed three original songs to the film, including a far less racist version of the notorious “Siamese Cat Song” from the original movie.
Unlike Disney’s recent live-action or photo-realistic remakes, including Aladdin, The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast, the new Lady and the Tramp will only be released on their forthcoming streaming platform Disney+, where it will be available upon the platform’s launch on 12 November.