An 11-year old boy believes that he is the best detective in town and runs the agency Total Failures with his best friend, an imaginary 1,200 pound polar bear.
Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made is a 2020 American comedy-drama fantasy film based on the book series of the same name by Stephan Pastis that debuted on Disney+. The film was directed by Tom McCarthy, produced by Jim Whitaker from a screenplay written by McCarthy and Pastis and stars Winslow Fegley, Ophelia Lovibond and Craig Robinson.
On April 25, 2017, it was reported that director Tom McCarthy was in talks to direct an adaptation of Stephan Pastis‘ novel Timmy Failure for Walt Disney Pictures. McCarthy was expected to write the film’s screenplay with Pastis and Jim Whitaker was set to serve as a producer. On February 8, 2018, it was announced that the film would premiere on Disney+, Disney’s streaming service that launched in late 2019.
On June 9, 2017, it was initially reported that the film would go through pre-production from June 26 through September 15, 2017 with sixty days of filming following in Louisiana. The film was set with a budget of $42 million, with $32 million of that being spent in-state. That included an estimated $10 million on Louisiana payroll.
Director: Tom McCarthy Writers: Tom McCarthy, Stephan Pastis (novel) | 1 more credit » Stars: Ophelia Lovibond, Wallace Shawn, Kyle Bornheimer | See full cast & crew »