Miss Millicent Monarch: A Butterfly's Tale is an upcoming American 10-minute computer-animated 3D short film based on the book of the same name by Janet Wiggins.

The short is produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Animation Studios and will be released with Ean Manley Presents: The Epic Journey to Outer Space.


Weeks ago in early September, Miss Millicent Monarch, otherwise known as Millie, hatched from a tiny egg her mother had laid under the bright green leaves of a milkweed plant. After being hatched into a caterpillar, she munches leaves on the plant. She munched and munched and grew and grew into a long, plump caterpillar. TBA


  • Cathy Cavadini as Miss Millicent Monarch/Millie
  • TBA as TBA
  • Ean Manley as the Narrator


Miss Millicent Monarch: A Butterfly's Tale/Transcript


Production began in 2019, when Disney and Ean Manley bought the film rights to the book. TBA. Originally, it was gonna be a feature film, but would be more suitable as a short film.

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