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‘Lion King’ Prequel Announced

Lion King Prequel

Published: 9/9/22 7:41 PT Updated: 9/9/22 8:45 PT We are going back to the Pride Lands, Disney Fanatics! As the first day of the 2022 D23 Expo treks on, Walt Disney Studios has revealed that it will follow Jon Favreau’s CGI remake of the 1994 classic The Lion King with a prequel about Simba’s father. It will be called Mufasa: The Lion ...

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‘The Lion King’ Interrupts Football Semi-Final and Outrages Fans

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Everybody loves Disney’s 1994 animated movie The Lion King — but maybe not in the middle of the FA Cup semi-finals! Football fans across the pond were outraged during their semi-finals after Simba and Mufasa made an unwelcome cameo. According to the Daily Star, football fans were enjoying a semi-final that had only just gotten interesting with a goal when ITV, ...

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The 10 Most Hauntingly Beautiful Pieces From Disney Movie Scores

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Every Disney fan knows the names and lyrics of the classic Disney songs from countless re-watches and singalongs. But there are just as many amazing pieces of instrumental music from Disney classics. So, I decided to share some beautiful scores that you may not know the names of, some instrumental covers, and the faces of those behind the mysterious composures. ...

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‘Encanto’s Streaming Success Proves ’90s Disney’s Music Dominance

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Disney’s Encanto and its catchy songs are taking the music industry by storm. On Monday, January 31, 2022, it was announced that the film’s song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” became the first Disney movie song since “A Whole New World” from Aladdin (1992) to hit #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart. That bar-setting version of the ’90’s movie’s anthem was ...

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COVID Closes Down Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ Again

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Earlier this year, Broadway performers and Broadway audiences were thrilled and moved by the emotional return of Broadway’s shows–particularly Disney Broadway shows including The Lion King, Frozen, and Aladdin. The lead performers in the three Disney Broadway shows even performed together on The View in a beautiful medley of their show’s iconic songs (the unique mix of Broadway performances featured Caroline Bowman as Elsa ...

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Fit For A Prince: A Profile of Disney’s Notable Male Protagonists

Disney Princesses undeniably dominate the movie scene in comparison to many of their supporting male counterparts. Ironically, it is some of these secondary male characters who are the actual royals responsible for bestowing various Disney Princesses with their regal status to begin with. In other instances, you have movies that star a male protagonist who ultimately ends up being outshined ...

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The Circle of Life: How The Land Before Time Inspired The Lion King

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The age-old tale of an orphaned character undertaking a perilous journey is something we’ve become pretty familiar with over the decades. And Disney is no stranger to such story-telling structures, with the likes of The Jungle Book and The Lion King being only two examples out of many. They all seem to feature animals too – which is an extremely ...

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The Spooktacular Seven: A Selection of Disney’s Most Devious Villains

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There are many Disney Villains to choose from, whether they’re animated or live-action. And now that Disney owns a huge number of IPs, it’s interesting to see what other crooked characters are in the mix. Naturally, Halloween has got us thinking which Disney Villains are the most devious, and not only that, but we’ve also been wondering whether we could ...

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Why Doesn’t The Lion King Have a Bigger Presence at Disney Parks?

Which Lion King Character Are You?

It’s no mystery that Disney Parks are populated by the world of film, with the usual contenders being the likes of Star Wars, Toy Story and the more traditional Disney fairytales and characters. But what does often leave us scratching our heads is why certain properties don’t have a big presence. It’s not unreasonable to suggest that there are a ...

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