The Lion King

Inside Disney’s Re-Imagined The Lion King: 7 Facts We’re Not ‘Lion’ About

By William Keck

For several years, the genius filmmakers behind this summer’s The Lion King created and fine-tuned the most minute of details with the common goal of leaving audiences so mesmerized by the moving story and spectacle on screen that they wouldn’t be distracted or even notice them. But they’re there, to be sure. And now the film’s…

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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

A Major Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run Milestone—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The Ridgeway family from Mississippi gets a galactic surprise, and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. makes a big announcement… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run Celebrates its 1 Millionth Rider!

Disneyland park made history when Star Wars: Galaxy’s…

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The Lion King press conference

9 Tales That Made Us Roar at The Lion King Press Conference

By Zach Johnson

The recent Lion King global press conference in Beverly Hills began much like the movie itself, with Lebo M belting the iconic Zulu lyrics from “The Circle of Life.” Joined by soloist Clydene Jackson and a talented choir, it was a celebratory introduction fit for a king—a lion king, that is.

Moments after bringing the room to its feet with…

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Disney things in July

7 Disney Things You Need to Try in July

By Jocelyn Buhlman

As Disney fans, we want to make the most of all the magical experiences out there—from epic movie nights to dream-come-true Disney Parks trips—but with new Disney fun debuting all the time, it can be tough to keep track of what’s happening in our wonderful world. That’s why we’ve rounded up seven Disney things you might have overlooked…

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The Lion King

Be Prepared… with Tickets for The Lion King—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

The Pride Lands get a new soundtrack, and the Avengers assemble once more in theaters… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

The Lion King: Tickets On Sale Now—Plus Soundtrack and TV Special News

The Pride Lands are officially on the horizon now that tickets for The Lion King (directed by…

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The Lion King

Hear Nala in New The Lion King Sneak Peek—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Listen to Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala for the first time, and celebrate The Lion King on Broadway’s 9,000th performance… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Gives Voice to Nala in New The Lion King Clip

In just a few weeks’ time, we’ll finally return to…

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The Lion King

We Just Can’t Wait to See King

By Max Lark

Viewed from the outside, the ordinary box of a building in Playa Vista, California, where director Jon Favreau and the rest of his production team are busy at work on the upcoming Favreau-directed version of The Lion King seems the most pedestrian of places to bring roaring back to life one of the most beloved films in the Disney canon. But inside,…

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The Lion King

The New Lion King Character Posters Are Royally Awesome

By Zach Johnson

Can you feel the love tonight? Because we’re certainly feeling it after seeing the 11 new character posters for Disney’s The Lion King and a brand-new TV spot featuring Young Simba.

While honoring the animated classic, visionary director Favreau uses pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring the iconic characters to the big screen in the…

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