Disney has released a new trailer for its upcoming remake of the 1994 musical film The Lion King. The remake, which uses CGI animation and live-action filming techniques, is set to be released in July 2019. It features the voices of Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, and James Earl Jones. Featuring songs by Elton John such as “Circle of Life”, “I Just Can’t Wait to be King”, and “Hakuna Matata”, the original animated film features the voices of Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons and James Earl Jones.
It's been fifteen years almost to the week that I first saw Disney's The Lion King in what was its first year in the West End. I don't think even Disney could have predicted that sixteen years later the show would still be London's most popular musical, selling out performances eight times a week and playing to packed crowds. Judging the show against the current climate of the West End, I... Read more