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  1. Scar Makes Aggressive Advancements Toward Nala in Creepy Deleted 'Lion King' Scene

    7:32 am PDT 09/05/2017
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    "You know, you really have no choice. I always get what I want," the classic Jeremy Irons villain tells the lioness. READ MORE

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  2. Alfre Woodard Joins Disney's 'The Lion King' (Exclusive)

    12:15 pm PDT 08/07/2017
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    Donald Glover will voice Simba, and Mufasa will be played by James Earl Jones. READ MORE

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  3. Jon Favreau to Receive Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Honor

    10:07 am PDT 08/07/2017
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    The 'Jungle Book' helmer will be honored at the 16th annual VES Awards on Feb. 13. READ MORE

  4. Chiwetel Ejiofor in Talks to Voice Scar in Disney's 'Lion King'

    5:30 pm PDT 08/02/2017
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    Donald Glover is voicing Simba in director Jon Favreau's reimagining of the animated classic. READ MORE

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  5. 'Lion King': Disney Unveils Jaw-Dropping First Footage of Jon Favreau's Remake at D23

    12:14 pm PDT 07/15/2017
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    The studio also offered a glimpse of Tim Burton's 'Dumbo' reimagining and announced a release date for the live-action 'Nutcracker and the Four Realms.' READ MORE

  6. Tribeca: Jon Favreau on 'Lion King' Fans' Expectations, 'Cowboys and Aliens' Disappointment

    9:34 pm PDT 04/23/2017
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    Interviewer Scarlett Johansson, well-prepared with a legal pad full of questions, alluded to 'Ghost in the Shell's' box-office struggles in a frank aside. READ MORE

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  7. NAB: VFX Master Rob Legato Promises New 'Lion King' Will Take Virtual Production Even Further

    3:08 pm PDT 04/23/2017
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    “The ability to re-create anything and re-create it faithfully is the future of cinema," he says. READ MORE

  8. 'Lion King' Remake Casts Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones as Mufasa

    4:57 pm PST 02/17/2017
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    Director Jon Favreau announced the news Friday on Twitter. READ MORE

  9. Pumped by 'Hamilton,' Broadway Box Office Hits Record Annual High of $1.367 Billion

    12:59 pm PST 12/29/2016
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    Lin-Manuel Miranda's unstoppable blockbuster dethroned Disney's 'The Lion King' in 2016 after three years at the top, followed by 'Wicked' and 'Aladdin.' READ MORE

  10. 'Lion King' Live-Action Movie in the Works From Disney

    7:01 am PDT 09/28/2016
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    'Jungle Book' director Jon Favreau is working on the live-action/CG reboot of the beloved animated film. READ MORE

  11. Broadway Season Hits Record High

    3:26 pm PDT 05/23/2016
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    New hits like 'Hamilton' and perennials like 'The Lion King' and 'Wicked' pushed 2015-16 season grosses to an all-time high north of $1.3 billion, with 13.3 million admissions. READ MORE

  12. Stellar New Year's Business Can't Quite Bridge Broadway's Annual Drop

    1:47 pm PST 01/04/2016
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    Disney's 'The Lion King' was once again the year's top-selling show, raking in $102.7 million, but overall box office and attendance were both down for 2015. READ MORE

  13. Broadway Christmas Week Bounty Falls Short of 2014

    2:29 pm PST 12/28/2015
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    Despite the disappointing total overall, a healthy 18 shows grossed more than $1 million apiece, with three productions crossing the $2 million threshold. READ MORE

  14. Watch 'The Lion King's' 360-Degree Music Video for "Circle of Life"

    1:37 pm PST 11/18/2015
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    The five-minute clip is the first time the virtual-reality technology has been used inside a Broadway theater (but not the first time for Broadway altogether, as Andrew Lloyd Webber is quick to point out). READ MORE

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  15. Le Vision Signs 'Lion King' Director Rob Minkoff to Two-Picture Deal

    6:14 pm PST 11/09/2015
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    The U.S. arm of the Chinese production giant will develop and produce Minkoff's life-action 'Silkworms' and animated feature 'Wolf Totem.' READ MORE

  16. 'Lion King' Sequel Series Taps Rob Lowe and Gabrielle Union for Voice Cast

    6:00 am PDT 08/12/2015
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    James Earl Jones will reprise his role from the hit 1994 film as the voice of Mufasa. READ MORE

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  17. Florida Hotel Wakes Guests by Blaring 'Lion King' Tune "Circle of Life" (Video)

    3:43 pm PDT 03/29/2015
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    Simba would be proud. READ MORE

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  18. Anne Hathaway to Star Off-Broadway in 'Grounded'

    3:35 pm PST 01/21/2015
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    The Oscar-winning actress will perform on the Public Theater stage in George Brant's solo play, directed by Julie Taymor. READ MORE

  19. Broadway Celebrates a Record New Year

    1:36 pm PST 01/05/2015
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    Defying holiday tradition, box office for the week ending Jan. 4 outstripped that of Christmas, notching all-time-high grosses of just under $42.8 million and boosting the calendar year by 13 percent READ MORE

  20. Broadway Grosses Hit New High Over Holiday Week

    4:28 pm PST 12/29/2014
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    'Wicked' chalked up the best Christmas-week box office, but 'The Lion King' is once again the year's top-selling show READ MORE