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[3]Diary of a Wimpy Kid is an upcoming animated film based on the book series of the same name. [4] It will be released on Disney+ on December 3rd, 2021. The film was originally intended to be a TV series, but Jeff Kinney confirmed that it would be an animated film[5]. In November 2018, Kinney confirmed to have written two episodes, later stating in an interview with ComicsBeat that it would arrive “within the next couple of years”.  [6]

In May 2020, in an interview with the Boston Globe, Kinney revealed the origins of the project, saying “This project started off years ago with the idea that we’d create a holiday special for Fox. But the entertainment world has completely transformed since then, and a streaming platform seems ideal for Diary of a Wimpy Kid thus an upcoming animated Disney+ original series based on the book series of the same name.” [7]


On December 10, 2020, the release date for the film was set to release in 2021, and a promotional clip of the film was shown.

On September 2, 2021, the movie's release date was officially announced to be December 3rd, 2021.

On October 17, 2021, Will Kinney, Jeff Kinney's son leaked 2 images.

On October 19, 2021, the movie's trailer came out. On that same day, it was announced that Vancouver-based animation studio Bardel Entertainment would be providing animation services for the movie.

On November 23, 2021, the movie's special cover book came out.

On November 26, 2021, a teaser was posted to YouTube [8]

On November 29, 2021, it was revealed that the movie would only be 58 minutes long [9]


Brady Noon as Greg Heffley

Ethan William Childress as Rowley Jefferson

TBA as Rodrick Heffley

Chris Diamantopoulos as Frank Heffley

TBA as Susan Heffley

Gracen Newton as Manny Heffley