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Disney Confirms Lion King Live Action Remake

Disney’s animated classic “Lion King” will be coming to a theater near you but with an entirely new look. The iconic film studio has announced today that “Jungle Book” director Hon Favreau will helm the project reports Yahoo News:

Disney announced Wednesday that Jon Favreau, who helmed the box-office hit “Jungle Book” remake, will direct the new “Lion King.” He’s also at work on a “Jungle Book” sequel.

The circle of life now inevitably leads to live-action remakes for Disney classics. The new “Lion King” follows in the wake of similar remakes for “The Jungle Book,” ”Cinderella,” ”Pete’s Dragon” and the upcoming “Beauty and the Beast.”

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We all know how this one ends…

Will you be watching the latest remake of “Lion King” or do you think a classic shouldn’t be messed with? Sound off in comment section below.

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