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Everyone Be Quiet, Lion Beyoncé Is Talking!

We’ve seen a lot of impressive imagery from Disney’s remake of The Lion King but fans were wondering what it would all look like once those animals got to talking. Now we finally know. As they say, be prepared. Read More >>

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Why Remake The Lion King? Director Jon Favreau Explains

When it comes to Disney’s upcoming Lion King movie, most of us have lots of questions. Things like, is it a shot-for-shot remake? Is it live-action? Animation? Will the animals be talking and/or singing? And perhaps most importantly: Why attempt this in the first place? Read More >>

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In the Gorgeous New Lion King Trailer, the Circle of Life Has Never Looked So Good

We didn’t really need an indicator beyond the initial trailer that Jon Favreau’s Lion King re-imagining was going to be a sumptuous, familiar take on the Disney icon. But the new trailer is here to remind you that, oh yes, absolutely: this is just The Lion King, rendered in the most mind-boggling CG the House of Mouse has to offer. Read More >>

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All the Movies You Should Give a Damn About in 2019

Last year was one of the biggest years ever at the box office, and 2019 looks like it could easily beat that record. Why? Well, you’ll see... Read More >>

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Watch the First Beautiful Teaser For Disney’s Lion King Remake

We’ve heard barely anything about Jon Favreau’s take on The Lion King since Disney announced its plans to add the beloved film to its long list of remakes, outside of some extremely exciting casting. But now, we finally have a look. And, unsurprisingly, the man who turned The Jungle Book into a visual feast has done the same here! Read More >>

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Watch Jeremy Irons Gleefully Snarl in Rare Recording Footage From The Lion King

With The Lion King getting its own live-action adaptation, Disney is capitalising on renewed interest in one of its beloved classics with a new “Signature Collection” re-release—one that includes never-before-seen footage from the recording booth for the film, and it’s honestly as delightful as it is hammy. It’s so deliciously hammy, I want to pluck it from a butcher’s hook and take it home with me for sandwiches. Read More >>

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These Ants Do a Lion King-Like Ritual But With Chemicals

Based on the popular Disney film The Lion King, I assume identifying lion royalty is fairly easy. After all, an elder baboon, Rafiki presented the young lion prince Simba to the entirety of the animal kingdom from atop Pride Rock during some ceremony yet-to-be-observed by humans. But how do the ants know who’s going to be their next monarch? Read More >>

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The Lion King in “VR” is The Most Thrilling and Nostalgic Thing You’ll See Today

If you’ve ever seen Disney’s The Lion King on the stage, you’re already quite aware that it’s a 360-experience in itself. But now you can get even closer to the magic from a centre stage view that’ll have you feeling like it’s the first time again. Read More >>

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I Can’t Stop Laughing at This Brutally Honest The Lion King Trailer

We're fans of Honest Trailers because they cut through all the bullshit from every Hollywood blockbuster there is. No movie is untouchable—including The Lion King. Like so many (all?) of Disney movies, it is so full of wrong. Their versions of the movie songs are especially hilarious. Enjoy! Read More >>