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Janelle Monae cast in Disney's 'Lady and the Tramp'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Singer-actor has joined the cast of Disney's live-action/CG hybrid remake of 1955 classic "Lady and the Tramp".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 32-year-old artiste will voice Peg, the wise-cracking pound dog in the film.

voiced the role in the 1955 original animated film.

"Westworld" star is lending her voice to Lady's part, while will be voicing for Tramp.

Ashley Jensen, and are also part of the cast.

is attached to direct the remake from Andrew Bujalski's script.

will produce the project, which will be exclusively available on Disney's digital streaming service scheduled to be launched late next year.

The film followed two dogs, an upper-middle-class American cocker spaniel named Lady and a street-smart, downtown stray mongrel called the Tramp, as they embark on many romantic adventures.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 11:50 IST