Donald Glover to Play Simba in The Lion King Remake & James Earl Jones Returns as Mufasa

Donald Glover to Play Simba in The Lion King Remake & James Earl Jones Returns as Mufasa

From Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau, who helmed the hugely successful The Jungle Book live adaptation, comes yet another live-action reboot of The Lion King. There is no release date yet at this time but the project is being fast-tracked into production and so far it stars Donald Glover (Simba) and James Earl Jones (Mufasa). Read more

The Lion King Live-Action Reboot Greenlit with Jungle Book Director Jon Favreau; Now Cast Nick Jonas as Simba!

The Lion King Live-Action Reboot Greenlit with Jungle Book Director Jon Favreau; Now Cast Nick Jonas as Simba!

From Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau, who helmed the hugely successful The Jungle Book live adaptation, comes yet another live-action reboot of The Lion King. There is no release date yet at this time but the project is being fast-tracked into production.

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The Jungle Book: An Example of What Can Happen When Everything is Done Exactly Right [Review]

The Jungle Book: An Example of What Can Happen When Everything is Done Exactly Right [Review]

The Jungle Book is a film in the style of the classic tragedies in which a grizzled and scarred veteran tries to save his homeland from an invasive species with the capability of destroying the entire jungle he calls home.  It is a moral tale, where he is undone by his PTSD, inability to trust and thirst for vengeance.  Or, if you’re one of those people who doesn’t  (as a rule) automatically root for the bad guy, The Jungle Book is about a boy raised by wolves who is trying to find out where, and how, he belongs.   Read more

The Jungle Book Releases First Trailer for Live-Action Film Directed by Jon Favreau

The Jungle Book Releases First Trailer for Live-Action Film Directed by Jon Favreau

From Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau (Iron Man) comes the live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book. Starring Neel Sethi as Mowgli, Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Lupita Nyong’o (Raksha), Bill Murray (Baloo), Scarlett Johanson (Kaa), Ben Kingsley (Bagheera) and Christopher Walken (King Louie), the film hits theatres April 15, 2016.

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