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The Lion King (Favreau, 7/19/2019) Movie

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Blimp City Hero, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. Blimp City Hero Jul 10, 2017
    (Last edited: Nov 1, 2017)
    Blimp City Hero

    Buddy Boy Prestigious

    Figured I'd get a thread going for this since it's building and should be out in just about 2 years.

    We're looking at yet another live-action, reimagining of a Disney animation classic. Directed by Jon Favreau, who brought us the same deal with The Jungle Book in 2016. To all of our joy, this will remain a musical.



    *Edited for full cast release on 11/1.

    Anyways, list off your current judgment, further potential casting or just your excitement for it!
  2. domotime2

    It's an Albany Expression Prestigious

    Donald Glover just making all sorts of $$$$ these days.
  3. Serh

    @TiredOfSeth Prestigious

    This might be the first live action Disney remake to win me over (yeah, I wasn't huge on Jungle Book, but that might be because I didn't see it in theaters). I hope so, anyway
  4. oakhurst


    Oliver is annoying so him playing Zazu makes sense.
  5. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    got my own hell to raise Platinum

    I knew I got old once i started relating to Zazu, Simba was being a brat
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  6. Dog with a Blog

    Prestigious Prestigious

    I don't understand why this is being labeled "live-action". Remember the Disney movie "Dinosaur" where they shot in real locations and then CG'd the dinosaurs? That wasn't considered live action right?
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  7. oakhurst


    Same. Especially since there won't be any humans in this film. It will be 100% CGI characters.
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  8. Blimp City Hero

    Buddy Boy Prestigious

    Because hakuna matata, you guys.
  9. Dog with a Blog

    Prestigious Prestigious

    FUCKuna matata. Dis a got dayum CGI movie!! Call it for what it is!

  10. VanMastaIteHab

    Trusted Prestigious

    Great, another thing that will stop Donald Glover from making more Atlanta.
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  11. David87

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Why no Nathan Lane for Timon?!
  12. awakeohsleeper

    I do not exist.

    Yep, no idea how this is live action when it doesn't have any humans in. Do they motion capture the faces of the voice actors as they speak or something like that? No idea.

    I'm very cautious about this remake. It's one of my favourite Disney films. Thankfully Favreau did a brilliant job with Jungle Book so at least it has that going for it.
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  13. bradsonemanband

    Prestigious Supporter

    Seth and Billy will make a great duo, I think.
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  14. supernovagirl

    Poetic and noble land mermaid

    the lion king is one of my favorite disney movies, and I'm a huge disney nerd so to say I'm excited is an understatement.

    I get more excited each time they announce a new cast member!
  15. Davjs


    I will be most excited when they quit messing around and announce Jeremy Irons as Scar.
  16. iCarly Rae Jepsen

    got my own hell to raise Platinum

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  17. jjnunn118

    Signal Vs. Noise Prestigious

    I like every single casting announcement!
  18. Blimp City Hero

    Buddy Boy Prestigious

    Didn't even consider Jackman, but that's great casting!
  19. Blimp City Hero

    Buddy Boy Prestigious

  20. bradsonemanband

    Prestigious Supporter

    Damn! I wanna see that footage
  21. Davjs


    Dang, Jackman is a good pick but I still can't believe they didn't get Irons back. Having all that new casting with OG Mufasa and Scar would have been perfect.
  22. Matt Chylak

    I can always be better, so I'll always try. Supporter

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  23. bradsonemanband

    Prestigious Supporter

    I hope they get Whoopi to play Shenzi again! ha
  24. Davjs


    dang, she was pretty perfect. Have they not announced the hyenas yet? If not, get a trio like the Sunny guys or Workaholic guys.
  25. Dog with a Blog

    Prestigious Prestigious

    I could easily see Charlie Day as a hyena
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