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Disney+ Announces ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Movie



The teaser poster for Disney+’s all-new animated adventure Diary of a Wimpy Kid, which premieres this holiday season, has been unveiled. The movie of Diary of a Wimpy Kid will release on Disney+ on December 3, 2021.

The first book in Jeff Kinney’s worldwide bestselling series comes to Disney+ in the all-new animated adventure Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Greg Heffley is a scrawny but ambitious kid with an active imagination and big plans to be rich and famous – he just has to survive middle school first. To make matters worse, Greg’s lovable best friend Rowley seems to coast through life and succeed at everything without even trying! As details of his hilarious – and often disastrous – attempts to fit in fill the pages of his journal, Greg learns to appreciate true friends and the satisfaction that comes from standing up for what is right.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid stars Brady Noon (The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers), Ethan William Childress (Mixed-ish), and Chris Diamantopoulos (Mickey Mouse), and is directed by Swinton Scott (Futurama) and written and produced by Jeff Kinney.

In just 14 years, Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide, making him one of the most successful authors in the world. Kinney, who is a screenwriter as well as a producer, explains:

“This film feels like the book come to life, and it’s exciting to see Greg Heffley and his family and friends in their fully-animated glory. It is the Wimpy World in a way no one has seen before. Working on this movie, I feel like we have been sitting on a wonderful secret. I can’t wait to finally share it with the world!”

Diary of a Wimpy Kid releases exclusively on Disney+ on December 3, 2021.

Joseph Forbush, Editor-in-Chief for PlexReel, spends most of his time playing video games, watching basketball, reading, and dreaming amongst the stars on his homeworld of Batuu.

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