Actually, it might be more of the culmination of a change that began with Simba seeing his father die in The Lion King. That 1994 movie "is surprisingly frank about survivor’s guilt, remorse and reflection. It’s more honest about the experience of death than most Disney animated movies before it."
The kid who will play “Young Simba” in Disney’s The Lion King has an incredible voice.
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We need the John Oliver treatment on all sexual harassment “apologies,” stat. The host of Last Week Tonight (and voice of Zazu in the upcoming Lion King remake) gave Dustin Hoffman an unexpected grilling over sexual harassment allegations while moderating a panel at a Wag the Dog anniversary screening Monday night. Show More Summary
This year's Cannes Lions festival was the ultimate creative coronation for Burger King. The fast-food chain was feted as Creative Marketer of the Year, honoring its legacy of great advertising going back decades, to "Subservient Chicken" and other seminal work out of CP+B. The King even showed up, dancing idiotically and palling around to the...
"I would drop to my fucking knees," says the host, "Don't look at me Queen!"
The infamous Disney Theatrical President, Thomas Schumacher, joined us at Build to celebrate and discuss the 20th Anniversary of "The Lion King" Broadway show. Read more...
Sir Elton John will bank as much as $13 million thanks to the upcoming live-action remake of the Disney cartoon “The Lion King.”
Josh Reynolds wanted to be Rafiki, and you can’t blame him. That’s the most iconic part. The Rams are leading the Saints 17-7 after a Josh Reynolds touchdown reception from Jared Goff. But the celebration is what’s important here, per usual. Reynolds handed the ball to tight end Gerald Everett, who re-enacted the birth of Simba from The Lion King. Show More Summary
Ex-Wales and Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips comes out of retirement on Sunday to play for former region the Scarlets in their Pro14 win at Southern Kings.
A Los Angeles man was sued in L.A. Superior Court Wednesday for allegedly grabbing a male dishwasher’s butt in the Staples Center elevator while dressed as the L.A. Kings’ mascot, Bailey, an anthropomorphized lion. In the lawsuit, Maso Griffin says Tim Smith, who appears as Bailey for the hockey franchise’s home games, groped him in 2016. Show More Summary
From “The Lion King” to marathon Thanksgiving preparations, here’s a look at some of The Times’s best recent journalism.
"Over 20 years, hundreds of performers have joined the show in cities around the globe. These are some of their stories - laced with hope, tragedy, homesickness and triumph."
Over 20 years, hundreds of performers have joined the show in cities around the globe. These are some of their stories — laced with hope, tragedy, homesickness and triumph.
The cast of Disney's remake of The Lion King has a phenomenal cast. It's so big that one has to assume that some fairly huge names probably auditioned and didn't get the job.
If you know who Kristen Schaal is at all, you'll be amazed. "Saturday Night Live" does screen test "audition tapes" all the time, and the newest one from the November 11 show focused on casting Disney's live-action "The Lion King." Host Tiffany Haddish played Mary J. Show More Summary
The star-studded Lion King cast was revealed earlier this month, featuring Beyoncé as Nala, Donald Glover as Simba, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, among others. But according to a new sketch on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, they weren’t the only celebrities who tried out for roles. The clip shows SNL actors as Eminem, Mary J. Blige, […]
Imagine if Cardi B and Eminem auditioned for the 'Lion King' update. Continue reading…
Eminem, Lin-Manuel Miranda, LL Cool J, and Mary J. Blige also “tried out”
Earlier this month, Disney revealed the cast for their upcoming "pseudo-live-action remake" of The Lion King, with Beyoncé as the voice of Nala, Donald Glover as the voice of Simba, and other appearances from Seth Rogen, Eric André, John Oliver, and more. Last night on SNL, the show’s cast imagined the making of the film,…