“The Lion King” (2019)*

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by AKA, Nov 1, 2017.

  1. AKA

    AKA You guessed it… Frank Stallone. Thread Starter

    Simba — Donald Glover
    Nala — Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
    Mufasa — James Earl Jones
    Scar — Chiwetel Ejiofor
    Sarabi — Alfre Woodard
    Zazu — John Oliver
    Rafiki — John Kani
    Pumbaa — Seth Rogen
    Timon — Billy Eichner
    Azizi — Eric André
    Shenzi — Florence Kasumba
    Kamari — Keegan-Michael Key
    Young Simba — JD McCrary
    Young Nala — Shahadi Wright Joseph

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  2. Luvtemps

    Luvtemps Forum Resident

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    Is this a remake,if so why???
     
  3. OldSoul

    OldSoul Shattered

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    Because Disney has been making live action remakes of a lot of their animated films in the past few years. This may just be the one I go see, finally.
     
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  4. Steve Hoffman

    Steve Hoffman Mastering Engineer Your Host

    Isn't the movie about lions? Are they going to dress these people up in costumes or something? And the entire cast is black except for John Oliver and Seth? What are they doing here? They needed a British accent for one lion and....?

    Sounds real shaky.
     
  5. Luvtemps

    Luvtemps Forum Resident

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    WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY..do they feel they even have to remake this classic animated film???????
     
  6. Squealy

    Squealy Forum Hall Of Fame

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    This is the same kind of “animation that looks like live action” film as the Jungle Book movie from last year. They’re not going to be running around in lion costumes.
     
  7. PlushFieldHarpy

    PlushFieldHarpy Forum Resident

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    Can't wait.
     
  8. mpayan

    mpayan Forum Resident

    "Lion King 2019: The Wiz Strikes Back"
     
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  9. longdist01

    longdist01 Forum Resident

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    ....Julia Taymor involved?...
     
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  10. SamS

    SamS Forum Legend

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    I don't get this.
     
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  11. Rick Bartlett

    Rick Bartlett Forum Resident

    the film is a classic, isn't it too soon to rehash something that is still held up so high in esteem?
     
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  12. PearlJamNoCode

    PearlJamNoCode Forum Resident

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    Zazu is cast perfectly
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  13. mmars982

    mmars982 Forum Resident

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    It's only a few years less than the distance between the original Beauty and the Beast and the live action remake. I assume the success of that is why they are doing this.
     
  14. Bender Rodriguez

    Bender Rodriguez RIP Exene, best dog ever. 2005-2016

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    Why not just do a Hamlet musical?
     
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  15. Jeff Kent

    Jeff Kent Forum Resident

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    The Broadway show was fantastic. Curious to see if they follow that path and as @longdist01 said above, is Julia Taymor involved.
     
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  16. OldSoul

    OldSoul Shattered

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    ?
     
  17. mpayan

    mpayan Forum Resident

    Refering to the fiasco that was the movie "The Wiz"
     
  18. OldSoul

    OldSoul Shattered

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    But why? What connection is there?
     
  19. Strat-Mangler

    Strat-Mangler Forum Resident

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    Hope it bombs so badly that they'll stop with this nonsense. I'd rather see an original idea than a remake any day.
     
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  20. Bryan

    Bryan Starman Jr.

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    And this is a problem... why, exactly?
     
  21. PaulKTF

    PaulKTF Senior Member

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    Here's the first teaser:



    It looks really beautiful, so that's a promising start...
     
  22. SJP

    SJP Forum Resident

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    The technology of filmmaking encourages this and it isn't a bad thing. I'd be likely to check it out.
     
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  23. MikaelaArsenault

    MikaelaArsenault Forum Resident

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    This is something I would like to see.
     
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  24. Veggie Boy

    Veggie Boy still trudgin'

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    I would go see this.
     
  25. Deuce66

    Deuce66 Forum Resident

    I don't think there's anything remotely live action about this movie, there might be a few actors doing motion capture but this will be almost 100% CGI same as Jungle Book.
     

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