Instant Family Continues a Trend Toward Realistic Portrayals of Foster Care
From Bambi to Frozen, Disney is no stranger to creating movies where parents die. Annie is a classic that exposed the hard-knock life in an orphanage, and Matilda ends with the title character being adopted by her teacher.
Instant Family: New Comedy Highlights the Humor, Joy of the Foster and Adoption Experience
When Director Sean Anders and his wife Beth decided about eight years ago to look into adopting from the foster care system, it started as a joke. After struggling some financially as Anders focused on launching his directing career, they held off on starting a family.