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Old 09-30-16, 04:28 PM   #26
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Re: Disney's The Lion King (D: Jon Favreau)

I've never seen the musical, so I'm not sure how many differences there are between that and the movie. Did they add any songs, characters, or sequences that weren't in the movie? Anything that they could incorporate into the new movie?
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Old 09-30-16, 05:24 PM   #27
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Tell me who they will cast instead of James Earl Jones and Jeremy Irons...or even Nathan Lane.
Other actors. You know like they do in every movie that gets remade.
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Old 10-03-16, 03:20 PM   #28
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Maybe they'll throw in some big game hunters or something just so they can call it live action
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Old 10-03-16, 04:06 PM   #29
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Why? As Kal-El mentioned, there are other movies they should be working on.

I'm glad you all seen it know what "other people should be doing"
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Old 10-04-16, 11:29 AM   #30
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I'm glad you all seen it know what "other people should be doing"
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that many more people would rather some new films come out than a remake of an old animated film.
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Old 02-17-17, 06:57 PM   #31
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I just can’t wait to be king. #Simba



Looking forward to working with this legend. #Mufasa



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Old 03-31-17, 07:50 AM   #32
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Disney’s “Lion King” live-action reboot is getting in formation.

Sources tell Variety that Beyonce is director Jon Favreau’s top choice to voice Nala in the upcoming remake.

Insiders stress that the Grammy winner has not made a decision regarding the film yet, as the star is pregnant with twins. But since it’s a voice-acting role, sources say the studio and director will do whatever it takes to accommodate her schedule. The songstress announced her pregnancy in early February and dropped out as a Coachella headliner by month’s end. Lady Gaga will replace the “Single Ladies” singer at the desert music and arts festival next month.

Donald Glover is on board to voice Simba and James Earl Jones is reprising his role as Simba’s father, Mufasa.

Favreau is directing with Jeff Nathanson writing. The film is being fast-tracked, even as Favreau begins development on his sequel to the recent hit “The Jungle Book.”

“Lion King” was originally released in 1994 and is one of the highest-grossing animated films of all time, ultimately hauling $968.5 million worldwide.

The studio’s emphasis on live-action adaptations follows the successes of “Alice in Wonderland” (2010), “Maleficent” (2014), “Cinderella” (2015), and, most recently, “Beauty and the Beast.”

This would mark Beyonce’s first film role since lending her voice to the Fox animated film”Epic.” Her other major movie credits include the 2009 thriller “Obsessed,” 2006 movie musical “Dreamgirls,” and 2002 Mike Myers comedy “Austin Powers in Goldmember.”
http://variety.com/2017/film/news/be...la-1202019931/
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Old 04-25-17, 03:13 PM   #33
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Re: Disney's The Lion King (2019, D: Jon Favreau)

Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner to Play Pumbaa and Timon in ‘Lion King’ (Exclusive)

http://www.thewrap.com/seth-rogen-bi...ing-exclusive/
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Billy Eichner as Timon? Oh now I have to see this
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Old 04-25-17, 03:27 PM   #35
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Ernie Sabella is still active as the voice of Pumbaa on The Lion Guard--a daily TV show about Simba's son, Kion

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Old 04-25-17, 03:53 PM   #36
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Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner to Play Pumbaa and Timon in ‘Lion King’ (Exclusive)

http://www.thewrap.com/seth-rogen-bi...ing-exclusive/
that's not bad casting actually...
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Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner to Play Pumbaa and Timon in ‘Lion King’ (Exclusive)

http://www.thewrap.com/seth-rogen-bi...ing-exclusive/
I love that.
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Old 04-26-17, 08:28 AM   #38
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Re: Disney's The Lion King (2019, D: Jon Favreau)

didn't know this was in the making. Yayy?
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Re: Disney's The Lion King (2019, D: Jon Favreau)

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JULY 10, 2017 3:59pm PT by Mia Galuppo
John Oliver to Voice Zazu in Live-Action 'Lion King'

Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner and Donald Glover are set for the Jon Favreau feature.

John Oliver has joined the cast of Jon Favreau's live-action Lion King movie as Zazu.

Oliver is joining a voice cast that includes Donald Glover (Simba) and James Earl Jones (Mufasa), as well as Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner, who will voice Pumbaa and Timon, respectively.

Jeff Nathanson (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) wrote the script for the live-action adaptation, which is being produced by Favreau and Jeffrey Silver.

Rowan Atkinson voiced the uptight hornbill in the original 1996 animated pic, who serves as a feathered political advisor to Simba and Mustafa.

Oliver, who is best known as the host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, has voiced Vanity Smurf in Sony's The Smurfs and Smurfs 2. He is repped by WME and Avalon.

Lion King is set for a July 19, 2019, release date.
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Old 07-15-17, 02:03 PM   #40
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Apparently Hugh Jackman is voicing Scar.

EDIT: debunked.

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