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 is February 22nd.

This new version tells the story of Simba, who idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny on the plains of Africa. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother — and former heir to the throne — has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is soon ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. Now, with help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba must figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.


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Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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  1. Joan Briones January 30, 2020

    I live in Australia. The lion king 2019 is not showing up on mine at all.

    1. Debbie February 4, 2020

      Same here and I live in NZ, it's not showing up for me either

  2. Heather February 9, 2020

    This is a lie because the lion king isn’t on Disney plus Australia yet...... why post an article stating a date if you can’t deliver??

    1. Roger Palmer February 10, 2020

      At the time of writing this article the news we had was correct. No more details about when the Lion King will be available on Disney+ have been announced by Disney yet. What’s On Disney plus has no control over what Disney does