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Critically-acclaimed director, writer, and producer Jon Favreau oversees this photo-realistic remake of Disney’s 1994 animated feature The Lion King. The original film was directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, and written by trio Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton. This time around, in addition to Favreau taking over the director’s chair, newcomers Jeff Nathanson […]
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Released in 1994, Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff may very well have created the best animated film of all time with The Lion King. A storyline adapted from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this film displays matters of family, self, and society that are as old as the Earth itself. Grossing $968 million overall in the year […]
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