Tag: The Lion King

Trailer: Mufasa: The Lion King

Today, Disney released the first full trailer for Mufasa: The Lion King. From director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk), Mufasa is part prequel, part sequel. We will see Mufasa become King of the Pridelands in the past, as well as a present timeline concerning Simba and his d...

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Moana 2 and Mufasa Get First- Look Images

Yesterday, Disney released first-look images from Moana 2 and Mufasa: The Lion King. Both films will be released later this year and originate from the original Disney films Moana and The Lion King, the latter often being referred to as an unofficial adaptation of Hamlet. Linda Woolverton, Irene M...

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Gerard Butler Will Reprise How to Train Your Dragon Role

Deadline exclusively reports that Gerard Butler is reprising his role as Chief Stoick in the live-action remake of the DreamWorks animated film How to Train Your Dragon. Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and Astrid (America Ferrera) have been recast with Mason Thames and Nico Parker (daughter of Thandiwe Ne...

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Lion King Remake-Sequel in Works at Disney

Deadline reports that Disney has plans for a sequel to 2019’s “live-action” adaptation of The Lion King. The remake-sequel has Barry Jenkins attached as director, with the first remake’s screenwriter Jeff Nathanson returning. The script’s first draft has reportedly been completed, alth...

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A Decade of Disney: The Lion King (1994)

Munir: Hello and welcome to another edition of A Decade Of, where we are currently reviewing the Disney Renaissance. Today, we are taking a look at what’s arguably the apex of this decade, The Lion King. Originally called King of the Jungle and conceived as “Bambi in Africa,” The Lion King was...

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REVIEW: The Lion King (2019)

This week saw the release of Disney’s latest and cash-grabbiest remake yet, this time re-creating 1994’s The Lion King. Most of the discourse surrounding this film has been negative, calling it everything from soulless to creatively bankrupt. That being said, I’m sure it’ll be the “mane ev...

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