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Written by Jesus Figueroa
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Today is National Squirrel Appreciation Day and Disney+ is helping people celebrate with an activity sheet from the upcoming live-action movie “Flora & Ulysses,” premiering February 19 exclusively on Disney+.

Spend some time with the family having fun completing this activity sheet.

Disney's “Flora & Ulysses” is a comedy-adventure based on the Newbery Award-winning book about 10-year-old Flora, an avid comic book fan and a self-avowed cynic, whose parents have recently separated. After rescuing a squirrel she names Ulysses, Flora is amazed to discover he possesses unique superhero powers which take them on an adventure of humorous complications that ultimately change Flora's life--and her outlook--forever. "Flora & Ulysses" stars Matilda Lawler, Alyson Hannigan, Ben Schwartz, Anna Deavere Smith, Danny Pudi, Benjamin Evans Ainsworth, Janeane Garofolo and Kate McCucci. It was directed by Lena Khan and produced by Gil Netter. Based on the novel "Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures" by Kate DiCamillo, the film's screenplay is by Brad Copeland. Katterli Frauenfelder and James Powers served as executive producers.

Learn more about squirrels and celebrate the day with some fun activities brought to you by the new Disney+ original movie “Flora & Ulysses.”


FLORA & ULYSSES

Premiering Exclusively On Disney+ February 19

Written by Jesus Figueroa
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More great content is coming to Disney+ as they release the trailer and poster for “Flora & Ulysses,” premiering on Disney+ on February 19.

The trailer shows an imaginative story full or excitement and heart.

Disney+ released the trailer and new images for the comedy-adventure “Flora & Ulysses,” premiering exclusively on Disney+  February 19.

The film is based on the Newbery Award-winning book about 10-year-old Flora, an avid comic book fan and a self-avowed cynic, whose parents have recently separated. After rescuing a squirrel she names Ulysses, Flora is amazed to discover he possesses unique superhero powers, which take them on an adventure of humorous complications that ultimately change Flora's life--and her outlook--forever. 

"Flora & Ulysses" stars Matilda Lawler, Alyson Hannigan, Ben Schwartz, Anna Deavere Smith, Danny Pudi, Benjamin Evans Ainsworth, Janeane Garofolo and Kate McCucci. It was directed by Lena Khan and produced by Gil Netter. Based on the novel "Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures" by Kate DiCamillo, the film's screenplay is by Brad Copeland. Katterli Frauenfelder and James Powers served as executive producers.

Make sure to mark down the date to enjoy this movie with the entire family.

FLORA & ULYSSES
Premiering on Disney+ February 19

Written by Jesus Figueroa
@ThisFunktional of ThisFunktioal.com

Watch the trailer for Netflix’ action adventure movie “Finding ‘Ohana,” releasing globally on January 29, 2021.

The trailer shows an action adventure movie to watch with the entire family as it has an older brother helping out his 12-year-old sister and a new friend through an adventure during their summer trip to O’ahu.

Geocache champion Pilialoha “Pili” Kawena, age 12, is abruptly lifted from her busy New York life and dropped into rural O‘ahu to help care for her grandfather. Initially skeptical about her new surroundings, Pili finds a cryptic pirate’s journal in her Papa’s studio hinting at a 200-year-old shipwrecked treasure hidden away in the island's caves and mountains. With her older brother and new friends in tow she uses her clue solving skills to lead them on an adventure of a lifetime through the natural wonders of Hawaiʻi. As she learns to respect and love her native culture she also discovers not all secrets should be shared and that the real treasure in life is ‘ohana - her family.


#FindingOhanaNetflix

Coming To Netflix on January 29, 2021

Find more information about the film at www.netflix.com/FindingOhana

Watch the trailer for National Geographic’s SECRETS OF THE WHALES

Written by Jesus Figueroa @ThisFunktional of ThisFunktional.com Watch the beautiful trailer for National Geographic’s “Secrets of the Whale...