New movies are still coming up during this pandemic time! Theaters are starting to open up, and new movies are streaming online.
And I’m excited to share that Disney’s THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN is now available on Disney+!
This is a sweet movie that’s perfect for the whole family, and it has an all-star cast!
I have tips for how to get Disney+ for FREE and also have a FREE educational activity packet to share with you!
About the movie:
An adaptation of the award-winning book about one very special gorilla, Disney’s THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN is an unforgettable tale about the beauty of friendship, the power of visualization and the significance of the place one calls home. Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be. The heartwarming adventure, which comes to the screen in an impressive hybrid of live-action and CGI, is based on Katherine Applegate’s bestselling book, which won numerous awards upon its publication in 2013, including the Newbery Medal.
The film stars: Sam Rockwell as the voice of Ivan; Angelina Jolie as the voice of Stella; Danny DeVito as the voice of Bob the dog; Helen Mirren as the voice of Snickers the poodle; Brooklynn Prince as the voice of Ruby; Ramon Rodriquez as the mall employee George; Ariana Greenblatt as George’s daughter Julia; Chaka Khan as the voice of Henrietta the chicken; Mike White as the voice of Frankie the seal; Ron Funches as the voice of Murphy the rabbit; Phillipa Soo as the voice of Thelma the parrot; and Bryan Cranston as Mack, the mall’s owner. THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN is directed by Thea Sharrock from a screenplay by Mike White based on Applegate’s book and is produced by the late Allison Shearmur, Angelina Jolie and Brigham Taylor. Sue Baden-Powell and Thea Sharrock serve as executive producers.
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Free The One and Only Ivan Printable Educational Activity Packet
THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN is now available on Disney+!
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Walter Jones says
An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a co-worker who was conducting a little research on this.
And he in fact bought me breakfast due to the fact that I discovered it for him…
lol. So let me reword this…. Thanks for the meal!!
But yeah, thanx for spending the time to discuss this topic here on your