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Walt Disney announces sequel to ‘The Lion King’

Disney has announced that it has roped in Jon Favreau for a re-imagining of the original. Currently, he is reportedly working for a sequel to The Jungle Book

The Lion King is back again to theaters—after a log wait of 22 years – announced the producers, Walt Disney Company. Disney has announced that it has roped in Jon Favreau for a re-imagining of the original,  currently, he is reportedly working for a sequel to The Jungle Book.

The Lion King remains one of the most successful cartoon films ever made in Hollywood. The new Lion King is “fast track to production,” revealed Disney.

The studio however, is yet to reveal details on the tentative release date and casting or any information on the movie. The movie will retain some of the songs from the original, added the studio.

Disney has announced two more Cartoon series last April-“Untitled Disney Live Action” movies scheduled for Aug. 3, 2018 and Dec. 25, 2018.

The Jungle Book, that collected a whopping $965.8 million following release in April. The movie will retain some of the songs from the original, added the studio.

Disney has come up announcing of two more Cartoon series last April-“Untitled Disney Live Action” movies scheduled for Aug. 3, 2018 and Dec. 25, 2018.

Favreau has made the The Jungle Book, that collected a whopping $965.8 million following release in April.

Nearly two decades have passed when Zimba’s heart touching story drove crowds into theatres across the world.
The Original Lion King was created by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, and became one of the most successful films ever.

Here is a video of the original Lion King:

Disney said “Like Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King will include songs from the animated film.”
It grossed internationally, $968.8 million, and $422.8 million in US alone. Only Toy Story 3 broke its records in 2010.

The movie bagged two Academy Awards and two Grammy Awards. A Broadway production also began in 1997.
It was again re-released by Disney in 2011, with a 3D version, it went on to collect a huge $30.2 million, worldwide.

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