The Lion King(Movie, 2019)

| 1h 58min | Genres: Adventure, Animation, Drama
The Lion KingRating: 3.6/5 (with 1,802 votes) 11
The Lion King is a 2019 American musical film directed and produced by Jon Favreau, written by Jeff Nathanson, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a photorealistic remake of Disney's traditionally animated 1994 film of the same name. The film stars the voices of Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, as well as James Earl Jones reprising his role from the original film. The plot follows Simba, a young lion who must embrace his role as the rightful king of his native land following the murder of his father, Mufasa, at the hands of his uncle, Scar. Plans for a remake of 1994's The Lion King were confirmed in September 2016 following box office successes for Disney remakes such as The Jungle Book (2016), which was also directed by Favreau. Favreau was inspired by certain roles of characters in the Broadway adaptation, and developed upon elements of the original film's story. Much of the main cast signed in early 2017, and principal photography began in mid-2017 on a blue screen stage in Los Angeles. The "virtual-reality tools" utilized in The Jungle Book's cinematography were used to a greater degre... ()
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About The Lion King

Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

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Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Pride Rock
Based on: "The Lion King" (movie, 1994)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 41 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Estonian (ET), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Indonesian (ID), Icelandic (IS), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Mongolian (MN), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Uzbek (UZ), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH), GR
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/19/2019 (World premiere: 07/12/2019)
Director: Jon Favreau
Producer: Jon Favreau
Screenwriter: Jeff Nathanson
Film Editor: Mark Livolsi
Director of Photography: Caleb Deschanel
Composer: Hans Zimmer
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"El Rey león 2019"
"El Rey león Acción Real"
"Roi Lion (Le)"
"O Vasiliás Ton Liontarión"
Budget: 260,000,000 USD
Revenue: 1,649,676,757 USD (= 634%)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:3059, Added: 02/07/2018, Last updated: 11/21/2019