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Entire Cast Announced for Jon Favreau’s New Take on Disney’s ‘The Lion King’


The all-star lineup for director Jon Favreau’s new take on Disney’s 1994 classic animated film The Lion King includes stars from the film, TV, theater, and music arenas. Featuring pioneering filmmaking techniques, the film welcomes back to the big screen iconic characters that audiences have long treasured—but in a whole new way. “It is a […]


Review: “The Lion King” Walt Disney Signature Collection Blu-ray


It seems like no time has passed since the Disney Vault opened up for Bambi back in June, but it has opened once again and this time for a Disney Renaissance classic – The Lion King. This release is part of the Walt Disney Signature Collection and marks the second time that The Lion King has been released on […]


John Kani to Voice Rafiki and Alfre Woodard to Voice Sarabi in Live Action Remake of ‘The Lion King’


John Kani and Alfre Woodard are the latest actors to join Jon Favreau’s The Lion King live-action remake. Woodard will be voicing Sarabi, Simba’s mom, and Kani will voice Rafiki. Kani and Woodard will join Donald Glover as Simba, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eicher as Timone, and James Earl Jones, who will be reprising his […]


‘The Lion King’ Now Playing Again for a Limited Time in Select Theaters


Disney’s princesses aren’t the only ones getting some re-release treatment; The Lion King is currently delighting fans again as it plays in select AMC theaters starting today. Disney just announced the “Dream Big, Princess” event, where throughout September and October AMC Theaters will re-show some of Disney’s best princess-driven films, along with special showings at Hollywood’s […]


Chiwetel Ejiofor Cast as Scar in Upcoming Live Action Version of The Lion King


According to The Wrap, Chiwetel Ejiofor has been cast as Scar in the upcoming live action retelling of The Lion King. Ejiofor is best known for his role in 2013’s 12 Years a Slave, in which he was an Oscar nominee for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role. Chiwetel Ejiofor now joins […]



‘Dumbo’, ‘Frozen 2’, ‘The Lion King’ and More Part of Disney Films Slate Through 2019


Today, at the D23 Expo in the live action panel, the slate of upcoming Disney films were released through 2019! Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn announced that the 2019 releases will include an untitled Avengers film, Captain Marvel, Dumbo, The Lion King, The Nutcracker, Mary Poppins Returns, Frozen 2, Toy Story 4, Mulan, and Star […]


Disney Casts John Oliver to Voice ‘Zazu’ in Upcoming Live-Action Remake of ‘The Lion King’


It has been confirmed that John Oliver has been cast to portray Zazu, the high-strung hornbill who serves as Mufasa’s loyal majordomo, in Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King. Oliver will join the star-studded cast that includes Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Billy Eichner as Timon, and Seth Rogen as Pumbaa. Jon […]


Release Dates for ‘Episode IX’, ‘The Lion King’, ‘Frozen 2’, and ‘Indiana Jones’ Revealed


The release dates for Star Wars: Episode IX, The Lion King, Frozen 2, and Indiana Jones have all been announced. All four films are highly anticipated, and are all predicted to do very well in the box-office. Star Wars: Episode IX is now set for May 24, 2019. The ninth film of the Skywalker saga will […]


Disneyland’s Fantasmic! Adds Scenes From The Lion King, Tangled, and More!


When Fantasmic! returns to Disneyland Park this summer, it looks like it’ll have some new additions to the show. Aladdin, The Lion King, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Tangled look to all be scenes that will be included! Additionally, Mickey Mouse looks to have an even bigger presence in the nighttime spectacular. There is no […]