'Lion King' co-director Rob Minkoff tells Yahoo Movies that major death in his film isn't as disturbing as the one in 'Bambi.'
Jeremy Irons has the voice of a king — or at least a king’s brother, as he proved with his deliciously wicked work voicing Simba’s evil uncle Scar in Disney’s 1994 animated hit, The Lion King. “He’s a smoker, so when we recorded him, he was smoking, including [during] the song ‘Be Prepared,‘” Lion King co-director Rob Minkoff told Yahoo Movies during a Facebook Live interview on Monday (watch above) while promoting the film’s new Signature Edition home release. Irons taped his vocals in London.
Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to voice the villainous Scar in the live-action Lion King remake, insiders exclusively told TheWrap. Jeremy Irons voiced the lion in the original 1994 Lion King. The original Lion King is one of the biggest animated films of all time: It grossed $968.8 million globally and won an Academy Award for the original song, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” as well as its original score by Hans Zimmer.
Watch co-directors of 'The Lion King' sing and dance along with the hand-drawn storyboards as they pitch what would be one of the film's key sequences
Filmmakers, animators, and cast members reunited to reminisce about the making of the film — and disclose some fascinating facts about a project they once nicknamed Bambi in the Jungle. Here are the highlights.
Along with 'The Lion King,' Disney offered a glimpse of Tim Burton's 'Dumbo,' announced release date for the live-action 'Nutcracker and the Four Realms'
'Star Wars,' Marvel, live-action adaptations of animated classics, 'A Wrinkle in Time,' Disney Animation, and theme-parks updates get our attention at D23
Disney’s Lion King live-action reboot is getting in formation. Sources tell Variety that Beyoncé is director Jon Favreau’s top choice to voice Nala in the upcoming remake. Insiders stress that the Grammy winner has not made a decision regarding the film yet, as the star is pregnant with twins.