I’ve shared some of the advance stuff for Disney’s live-action rendition of their classic “The Lion King” with the Official Trailer and some posters which you can enjoy by clicking the highlighted text. Now the day has come and its time to head into the deepest jungles and watch how this tale unfolds as the film opens in theaters everywhere. I’ve repeated the premise and casting below the poster.
The Premise: In the African savanna, the young lion Simba idolizes his father, Mufasa, and longs to succeed him as King of the Pridelands. Before this can happen, his jealous uncle Scar initiates a coup which results in Mufasa’s death and Simba’s exile. Simba grows up in the company of Timon and Pumbaa, a meerkat and warthog pair with a carefree lifestyle. As tensions rise, he is drawn back into a battle with Scar by the friends from his past life. Continue reading Now Playing: “The Lion King” in Theaters Everywhere (7/19/2019)→
As someone who has always enjoyed the Walt Disney Pictures classic animations, I am sometimes surprised when we find that a live action version is being planned. Of course some of them look spectacular in terms of how they CGI the animals against the human interaction and its without question that “Christopher Robin” and the recent “Jungle Book” were all very well received. “Aladdin” is coming soon and looks to be fun (see our trailer post HERE) and now its time for “The Lion King” to showcase its Official Trailer. Check it out below.
When it comes to the Walt Disney animated classics, it seems as though all of them are getting a live-action reimagining. We’ve already seen “101 Dalmations” and most recently “The Jungle Book” and now its time for “The Lion King” to get his due. This film is coming in 2019 at some point and will be a combination of live-action and skilled CGI. The teaser trailer was just revealed yesterday and here I am with it for your enjoyment.
Donald Glover as Simba
JD McCrary as young Simba
Seth Rogen as Pumbaa
Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar
Billy Eichner as Timon
John Oliver as Zazu
Keegan-Michael Key as Kamari
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala
Shahadi Wright Joseph as young Nala
James Earl Jones as Mufasa
John Kani as Rafiki
Florence Kasumba as Shenzi
Eric Andre as Azizi
Alfre Woodard as Sarabi Continue reading Disney’s “The Lion King” Official Teaser Trailer (2019)→