Disney+ film Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made will screen in the “Kids” section of the Sundance Film Festival, taking place in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23–February 2, 2020, ahead of its debut on the streaming service on February 7.
Based on the best-selling book of the same name, Timmy Failure follows the exploits of a hero who, along with his 1,500-pound polar bear partner Total, operates Total Failure Inc., a Portland detective agency. Directed by Tom McCarthy, the film is written by McCarthy & Stephan Pastis based on the book by Pastis. The producers are Jim Whitaker, p.g.a., and Tom McCarthy, p.g.a., with Michael Bederman and Kate Churchill serving as executive producers. The film stars Winslow Fegley, Ophelia Lovibond, Kyle Bornheimer, Wallace Shawn and Craig Robinson.