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Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins to Direct The Lion King Sequel

The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Moonlight director Barry Jenkins will direct the upcoming The Lion King sequel, according to Deadline. The Academy Award-winning Jenkins will take on the second installment of the live-action film that was released by Disney in 2019, directed by Jon Favreau. The script comes to us from Jeff Nathanson, …

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The Lion King Press Conference: Here’s What We Learned

With the highly-anticipated movie opening in theaters this week, we recently got a chance to attend The Lion King press conference. Participating were director Jon Favreau, Donald Glover (Simba), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Billy Eichner (Timon), JD McCrary (Young Simba), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala), Dr. John Kani (Rafiki), Keegan-Michael Key …

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The Lion King Review: Should You Check Out This Disney Remake?

Before I start this The Lion King review, I want to address something so you know where I stand. There has been some discussion online lately about whether or not people are fans of Disney live-action remakes. Though I’ve enjoyed reading both sides, I have loved some and not others. I’m also okay with changes, …

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