Kim Possible live-action movie in development at Disney Channel

Disney Channel is resurrecting one of its most iconic female characters — just as soon as she checks her beeper and returns the call.

A live-action movie based on the animated series Kim Possible is in the works, TVLine has learned. Casting for all roles — including the title character, a high school student who juggles cheerleading and crimefighting — is currently underway.

Original series creators Mark McCorkle and Robert Schooley are penning the script, along with Josh Cagan (The DUFF). McCorkle, Schooley and Zanne Devine (I, Tonya) will executive-produce.

Kim Possible ran on Disney Channel for 87 episodes from 2002 to 2007, additionally spawning two made-for-TV movies — 2003’s Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time and 2005’s Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama.

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yeah... they're alright i guess❤️ #understatementoftheyear
An enormous thank you to everyone who watched our premiere last night. I couldn’t be more proud of Andi Mack. It supports and celebrates everything I believe in so strongly. My heart leaps from my chest every time I see that incredibly portrayed scene between Josh and Sofia, and frankly any time I see any cuts of the episodes. I believe in the world we live in. I believe that we can all stand together. Hand in hand. I believe that the love in the world can beat the hate. And that the beautiful melody of kindness and support can drown out the unwelcome detestation. The fact that our show could add, in any way, to that energy. That invincible force pulling us all together. I could not ask for anything more. #yourenodifferent ❤️❤️❤️💫
This is for all of the women and girls in the world. For all of them who have to work twice as hard to gain half the respect of any guy. Who get treated differently because of being a girl. We are strong. We are brave. Stand tall. We are just as good. Just as worth it. As any man. We are all equal. End of story. Sorry boys:) #internationalwomensday #WEAREGIRLS
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Amber. There is not enough time in the world to say how incredible you are. You have the purest soul, and a heart of gold. You have touched and changed so many peoples' lives, including mine. I remember the first time I walked into your office. I was beyond nervous. As soon as I walked in and saw you, all of my fears disappeared due to your warm, inviting disposition and contagious smile. No matter how many countless times I came in to audition, you never, ever gave up on me. What is happening to you is completely unfair and makes my heart ache. But, you are the bravest person I know. You have done it once, and you will do it again. Your strong will and selflessness inspires me. Sending endless love and support your way. Just know, although my physical being remains in Utah, I stand by you in spirit.❤️
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thanks for being my best friend always and forever💙🌼
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Christy Carlson Romano (Even Stevens) voiced the title character, Will Friedle (Girl Meets World) voiced sidekick Ron Stoppable, Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons) voiced naked mole rat Rufus, Tahj Mowry (Baby Daddy) voiced tech genius Wade Load, John DiMaggio (AdventureTime) voiced the villainous Dr. Drakken, and Nicole Sullivan (Disjointed) voiced Kim’s arch-rival Shego.

In other Disney Channel Original Movie news, the network will premiere its new music-and-dance movie ZOMBIES on Friday, Feb. 16 (8/7c). The film stars Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly (American Housewife).

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Reese Witherspoon had agreed to voice Merida in Disney's "Brave" -- but there was one key issue. According to Reese herself, she had trouble mastering the character's Scottish accent: "I tried to do a Scottish accent once. It was bad. I had to quit the movie."
Before agreeing to play Belle in "Beauty and the Beast," Emma Watson turned down the opportunity to play Cinderella in the live-action remake: "When they offered me Belle, I just felt the character resonated with me so much more than Cinderella did," she said.
Is your favorite Disney Channel film "Hocus Pocus"? Well, the classic DCOM almost looked much more handsome: Leo was approached to play the role of Max, offering him "more money than I ever dreamed of," but he walked away. "I don't know where I got the nerve," he later said.
"Hannah Montana" without Miley Cyrus? It almost happened! Singer JoJo was offered the lead role by Disney executives, but she turned it down, later revealing she had "no regrets at all" about rejecting the opportunity.
Warren Beatty was offered the part of Iago, villain Jafar's saucy parrot sidekick in "Aladdin." After he turned it down, Gilbert Gottfried landed the role -- although he first had to beat out Joe Pesci and Danny DeVito, he revealed.
Annnd sometimes you kick yourself later. Billy Crystal has said that turning down a role in "Toy Story" during its early development stage is "one of the only regrets I have in the business of something I passed on." He later took the lead role of Mike Wazowski in "Monsters, Inc."
In 2015, Variety officially announced that Moretz would play Ariel in Disney's live-action "The Little Mermaid." However, a year later, Moretz announced that she had pulled the plug not only on that film, but also on all others she was committed to. "I want to reassess who I am and find myself within my roles again," she explained.
Elle Fanning also turned down Disney's offer to star in "The Little Mermaid." She did, however, agree to play Aurora in "Malficent."
Michael Shannon was reportedly approached to do a major Disney blockbuster, but he wasn't interested at all. Although he wouldn't confirm the film, he gave this cryptic explanation: "They called me recently about some iteration -- I won't say -- but some version of a movie that's been made already countless times. They were gonna give me a lot of money, but I was like, nah. Big movie, too. But I have to think it's an interesting story. If I don't, I can't do it."
The director of "Monsters, Inc," Pete Docter, was dying to slate Bill Murray as monster Sulley alongside Billy Crystal. But after doing a screen read for the part, Murray refused to answer the phone when the director repeatedly called. "We took that to mean no," Docter said.
No thanks! Although she hit it big on Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place," Gomez declined the leading role in its hit movie-musical "Camp Rock." She also turned down a part in "High School Musical 3: Senior Year."
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