Jim Dooley has been hired to score Disney Channel’s upcoming Kim Possible live-action movie adaptation. The film is directed by Adam B. Stein & Zach Lipovsky and stars Sadie Stanley in the title role, alongside Sean Giambrone, Alyson Hannigan, Todd Stashwick, Taylor Ortega, Connie Ray, Ciara Wilson, Erika Tham and Issac Ryan Brown. The comedy based on the animated hit TV show follows the title character, a typical high school girl who saves the world from evil villains with the help of her sidekick Ron Stoppable, his naked mole-rat Rufus, and computer genius Wade. Series creator Mark McCorkle & Bob Schooley wrote the script with Josh Cagan (The DUFF, Bandslam). They are also executive producing the project with Zanne Devine (Easy A). Kim Possible will premiere in 2019 on the Disney Channel.

Dooley (Pushing Daisies, Obsessed, When a Stranger Calls) also continues to score Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, which will return for its third and final season in 2019. He also has the indie comedy drama Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets written and directed by Yaniv Raz coming and starring Lucas Jade Zumann, Taylor Russell, Lisa Edelstein and Jason Isaacs coming up. The movie is based the novel of the same title by Evan Roskos and revolves around a sixteen-year-old’s struggle to overcome anxiety and depression by seeking advice from Dr. Bird – an imaginary pigeon therapist – in the wake of his sister’s disappearance. Shona Tuckman (War Story) and Jason Van Eman are producing the project. No word yet on a release date for the film.