PICTORIAL: Crowds continue to build, so does construction on Marvel, Pixar Pals, and more!
Jul14

PICTORIAL: Crowds continue to build, so does construction on Marvel, Pixar Pals, and more!

The summer season steams along at the Happiest Place on Earth and although the crowds are certainly lighter than perhaps most expected, the Disneyland Resort is far from empty. Beyond growing crowds, there’e still projects ongoing across property. For this weekend’s park pictorial, we’ll take a look at on-going progress at Pixar Pals where construction continues despite the structure actually being open....

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REVIEW: Does it roar? A spoiler-free look at THE LION KING
Jul11

REVIEW: Does it roar? A spoiler-free look at THE LION KING

We’ll start this off with a caveat: THE LION KING was not my favorite when it came out in 1994. I liked it enough, but I was more into BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and ALADDIN as a kid. I didn’t expect Jon Favreau‘s photorealistic CGI remake to really change that. I enjoyed watching THE LION KING on VHS and DVD over and over again through the years, and it was nice enough to sit through it again for this review. I was...

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THE LION KING images released featuring character/actor, new featurette
Jul02

THE LION KING images released featuring character/actor, new featurette

New images released today feature THE LION KING characters with the voice actors that helped bring them to life. We see Beyonce, Donald Glover, and most of the cast represented in these great new images. THE LION KING is director Jon Favreau’s all-new journey to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates...

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THE LION KING tickets now on sale, soundtrack details unveiled – new song to be announced
Jun24

THE LION KING tickets now on sale, soundtrack details unveiled – new song to be announced

Disney dropped a 2-fer today with info for the upcoming live-action THE LION KING film. First, they confirmed that tickets are now on sale today for the upcoming Jon Favreau-helmed feature. Secondly, they confirmed a bunch of great new details about the soundtrack to support the film. About the Soundtrack THE LION KING Original Motion Picture Soundtrack features new recordings of the original songs written by Elton John and Tim Rice,...

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Disney to raise up to $3 million for conservation with new The Lion King PROTECT THE PRIDE campaign
Jun05

Disney to raise up to $3 million for conservation with new The Lion King PROTECT THE PRIDE campaign

PROTECT THE PRIDE is a new a global conservation campaign by Disney to raise awareness of the crisis facing lions and other wildlife across Africa. With more than $1.5 million donated to the Wildlife Conservation Network’s (WCN) Lion Recovery Fund (LRF) and its partners, the campaign focuses on protecting and revitalizing lion populations and the habitats they need to thrive. Disney will make additional grants to support the...

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Beyonce as Nala features in new clip for THE LION KING
Jun03

Beyonce as Nala features in new clip for THE LION KING

A new clip released by Disney features the voice of Beyonce as Nala in the upcoming live-action THE LION KING. The clip also teases a funny cameo with Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. RELATED POST Character posters released for THE LION KING, new tv spot  THE LION KING is director Jon Favreau’s all-new journey to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart...

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Character posters released for THE LION KING, new tv spot
May30

Character posters released for THE LION KING, new tv spot

With just 50 days to go, Disney has released new character posters for the upcoming live-action reboot of THE LION KING. The new artwork gives us our first solid look at several of the main characters. RELATED POST FIRST LOOK: ‘Tale of the Lion King’ bringing authentic sounds of Africa to Disney California Adventure THE LION KING is director Jon Favreau’s all-new journey to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba...

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FIRST LOOK: ‘Tale of the Lion King’ bringing authentic sounds of Africa to Disney California Adventure
May07

FIRST LOOK: ‘Tale of the Lion King’ bringing authentic sounds of Africa to Disney California Adventure

Tale of the Lion King is coming to Disney California Adventure and this this imaginative story-theatre production is bringing with it not just the iconic songs from the upcoming live-action reboot of the film but also scenic, prop and costume designs celebrate the spirit of Africa. Presented as a highly-theatrical outdoor musical production, the show features a cast of 18 performers – including actors, singers, dancers and drummers –...

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THE LION KING releases new trailer commemorating 100 days until theatrical release
Apr10

THE LION KING releases new trailer commemorating 100 days until theatrical release

THE LION KING is just 100 days from his majestic return to the big screen and a new trailer released day commemorates the upcoming “live-action” feature that re-imagines the 1994 hit animated feature. It gives us our first good luck at many key characters including Scar, Nala, Timon, and Pumba! RELATED POST THE LION KING releases new trailer, new poster during the Oscars! THE LION KING is director Jon Favreau’s all-new...

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THE LION KING releases new trailer, new poster during the Oscars!
Feb24

THE LION KING releases new trailer, new poster during the Oscars!

Tonight during the 91st Annual Academy Awards, Disney dropped a new trailer for THE LION KING and while it doesn’t reveal much that we haven’t seen already, it did come with the release of a new poster featuring Simba and Mufasa overlooking everything the light touches. THE LION KING is director Jon Favreau’s all-new journey to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and...

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