New details on the upcoming prequel to the 2019 “live-action” version of “The Lion King” have been revealed by Deadline.  This new film will explore the mythology of the iconic characters, including Mufasa’s origin story and is currently in production. Aaron Pierre has joined the cast and will be playing the role of Mufasa.  He […]

We’re back with another Disney+ Battle. And this time, we’ve got a battle of two titans of the Disney Renaissance. “The Lion King” will take on “Pocahontas.” An interesting backstory leading into this battle is that when these two were being made, Disney thought “Pocahontas” would be the bigger hit at the box office and […]

With the recent remake of “The Lion King” being a massive box office hit, it’s not surprising to hear that Disney will be making another. Deadline is reporting that Disney is bringing in Oscar winning director Barry Jenkins for the follow-up.  He has previously won an Oscar for “Moonlight” and was nominated for his work […]

Disney has announced that Beyoncé’s visual album “Black Is King” will be coming to Disney+ globally on July 31st. This visual album from Beyoncé reimagines the lessons of “The Lion King” for today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns. The film was in production for one year with a cast and […]

It’s the Circle of Life. Any Disney animated classic will be made into what Disney calls a “live action” movie, and “The Lion King” is no different. This film is more CGI than live action, but it’s certainly not the animated version, even though it tries hard to be just that. The crux of the […]

Today sees the release of the 2019 version of Disney’s “The Lion King”, on Disney+ in the United States and Canada. The new version of “The Lion King” broke records as it grossed over $1.6 billion worldwide at the box office and was at one point, the highest-grossing animated film of all-time (even though Disney […]

Disney has announced when the 2019 version of “The Lion King”, will be coming to Disney+. Today the app was updated with “The Lion King”, with a trailer and a release date of January 28th in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. It should be noted that the release date for the Netherlands […]

Disney has announced details of a new special hour-long documentary special featuring Beyoncé, which will take viewers on a journey through Africa, called “Beyoncé Presents: Making The Gift”. The special is set to air on Monday, Sept. 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. This intimate behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album, “The Lion King: The […]

The new remake of the classic animated movie, “The Lion King”, has been released in cinemas this week and if your holding out to see this new version at home, you might be wondering when it will be on Disney+. The good news is that Disney confirmed that “The Lion King” will be available on […]

Disney has released a new trailer for the upcoming movie, The Lion King, featuring Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala. Disney’s “The Lion King,” directed by Jon Favreau (“The Jungle Book”), journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But […]

During the Oscar’s, Disney released a new trailer and poster for the upcoming live action movie, The Lion King. Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in […]