Flora & Ulysses (film)

Flora & Ulysses is an upcoming family film based on the children's novel of the same name by Kate DiCamillo that is set to debut on Disney+. The film is directed by Lena Khan, produced by Gil Netter from a screenplay written by Brad Copeland and stars Matilda Lawler, Alyson Hannigan, Ben Schwartz, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth and Danny Pudi.

Flora & Ulysses
Directed byLena Khan
Produced byGil Netter
Screenplay byBrad Copeland
Based onFlora & Ulysses
by Kate DiCamillo
CinematographyAndrew Dunn
Distributed byDisney+


A girl named Flora Buckman adopts a squirrel she names Ulysses, who happens to possess super powers.



On May 31, 2018, it was announced that Disney was developing a film adaptation of Kate DiCamillo's novel Flora & Ulysses for their newly announced streaming service Disney+.[1]

In June 2019, Alyson Hannigan and Ben Schwartz were cast to star in the film.[2] In August 2019, Matilda Lawler was cast in the titular role of Flora Buckman. Benjamin Evans Ainsworth and Danny Pudi were also added to the cast as filming began that month in Vancouver.[3] Filming wrapped on August 23, 2019.[4]


  1. ^ Film News Roundup: Disney Developing ‘Flora and Ulysses’ for Streaming Service (EXCLUSIVE)
  2. ^ Alyson Hannigan & Ben Schwartz Join ‘Flora & Ulysses’ Film Adaptation From Disney+
  3. ^ Disney+ Movie ‘Flora & Ulysses’ Starts Production; Cast Revealed
  4. ^ Ben Schwartz [@rejectedjokes] (August 23, 2019). "After 2 months & 44 shooting days we've wrapped the @Disney movie Flora & Ulysses" (Tweet). Retrieved December 17, 2019 – via Twitter.

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