Watch Angelina Jolie, Bryan Cranston, Sam Rockwell, and Danny DeVito in this special behind the scenes look at The One and Only Ivan. Streaming exclusively on #DisneyPlus starting August 21st.
The One and Only Ivan is a 2020 American fantasy film directed by Thea Sharrock from a screenplay written by Mike White, based on the children’s novel of the same name by K. A. Applegate. The film stars the voices of Sam Rockwell, Angelina Jolie, Danny DeVito, Helen Mirren, Brooklynn Prince, Chaka Khan, Ron Funches, Phillipa Soo, and Mike White, with the human characters portrayed by Ramón Rodríguez, Ariana Greenblatt, and Bryan Cranston.
The film follows a gorilla named Ivan (Rockwell) lives in a cage at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade with an aging elephant named Stella (Jolie) and a dog named Bob (DeVito) with no recollection of how they got there. They are owned by Mack (Cranston), the owner of the Big Top Mall. When an abused baby elephant named Ruby (Prince) shows up and is taken under Stella’s trunk, Ivan starts to care for her as well and along with the janitor’s daughter Julia (Ariana Greenblatt), they help to turn things around at the mall.