For Peteâ€™s sake, they finally found the star for â€œPeteâ€™s Dragonâ€ remake.
According to Variety, young child actor Oakes Fegley will play the lovable orphan Pete who has an invisible green drage Elliot as a best friend.
Fegley can be seen in â€œThis Is Where I Leave Youâ€ with Jason Bateman and Tina Fey, which is currently in theaters. He also played young Eli Thompson on the final season of HBOâ€™s â€œBoardwalk Empire.â€
In addition, Oona Laurence is also signed on as a newly created character named Natalie, who is another on of Peteâ€™s friends. The young actress has done a few short films and received a Tony for Broadwayâ€™s â€œMatilda.â€
The Disney remake will be a blend of both live-action and CGI. David Lowery will helm the project from a script written by Toby Halbrooks.