Based on Kate DeCamillo’s Newbery Award-winning children’s book, Disney+’s new kids’ movie Flora & Ulysses tells the story of a little girl named Flora (Matilda Lawler) who discovers the squirrel she rescued has superhero powers.
Flora’s parents (Alyson Hannigan and Ben Schwartz) have recently separated and Flora is feeling cynical. When Ulysses comes along, Flora finds the comic-book adventures that she loves suddenly come to life.
Flora & Ulysses also stars Anna Deavere Smith, Danny Pudi, Benjamin Evans Ainsworth, Janeane Garofolo and Kate McCucci. It was directed by Lena Khan and produced by Gil Netter. Brad Copeland wrote the screenplay. Katterli Frauenfelder and James Powers served as executive producers.
Flora & Ulysses premieres exclusively on Disney+ on Friday, Feb. 19.