'Ghosts' Star Utkarsh Ambudkar Sets New Rap Musical Comedy Movie at Disney+!

'Ghosts' Star Utkarsh Ambudkar Sets New Rap Musical Comedy Movie at Disney+!

Utkarsh Ambudkar is making a new movie with Disney+!

The Ghosts star conceived, co-wrote, produced and will co-star in the movie World’s Best, reports Deadline.

“excited beyond belief to share this news. thank you to @allisoner @racheello @michaelseanbailey @randi.hiller and the whole @disneyplus team for being dumb enough to let us make this and for showing us what making a Disney movie really means,” Utkarsh shared on Instagram.

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The upcoming movie “follows 12-year-old Prem as he navigates life as that junior high kid in the high school math class. After his best friend Jerome abandons him for the popular group, Prem never feels more alone, despite the support of his mother Priya. But when Prem discovers that his late father Suresh (Ambudkar) was a great rapper, his new destiny is sealed. With renewed purpose (and some helpful, albeit imaginary, appearances from Suresh), Prem vows to break out of the mold of ‘math kid’ and become the world’s best MC.”

Also starring in the movie are Manny Magnus as Prem and Punam Patel as Priya.

If you didn’t know, Utkarsh is no stranger to working with Disney. He currently stars in the series Mira, Royal Detective as the voice of Chikku, and he was in Hulu’s The Dropout, the Disney+ movie The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild, 20th Century’s Free Guy, Disney+’ Godmothered and more.

There’s another new musical coming to Disney+ soon!

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