The Lion King

Disney Is Making A Live-Action ‘The Lion King’ Remake

Walt Disney Studios has been having tremendous success with their live-action remakes as of late, with this year’s The Jungle Book raking in close to $1 billion at the worldwide box office. As such, the studio is planning on turning more of its animated classics into live-action movies and has just announced that a remake of the 1994 animated classic The Lion King is being developed, with The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau at the helm.

Favreau posted this tweet this morning as part of the announcement:

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