Akiva Schaffer will directing Disney’s live-action/CG hybrid take on
Chip ‘n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers. According to Heat Vision, movie won’t be “an origin story” nor “detective agency story”, but instead a “meta, something self-referential and cool”.
The live-action film is being produced by The Muppets and Beauty and the Beast duo ,David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. Dan Gregor and Doug Mand are in charge of the script.
Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers animated adventure comedy television series was reated by Tad Stones and Alan Zaslove. The series
premiered on The Disney Channel on March 4, 1989.
Chip and Dale are two chipmunks who start a detective agency, Rescue Rangers, along with their friends Gadget, Monterey Jack, and Zipper. The pint-sized detectives deal with crimes that are often “too small” for the police to handle, usually with other animals as their clients. The gang frequently find themselves going up against two particular arch-villains: Mafia-style tabby cat Fat Cat and mad scientist Norton Nimnul.