This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba, the heir of his father, Mufasa. Simba’s wicked uncle, Scar, plots to usurp Mufasa’s throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes, and only Mufasa is killed. Simba returns as an adult to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa.
Directed By: Jon Favreau
Written By: Jeff Nathanson, Brenda Chapman, Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, & Linda Woolverton
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), John Oliver (Zazu), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), John Kani (Rafiki), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), JD McCrary (Young Simba), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala), Penny Johnson Jerald (Sarafina), Keegan-Michael Key (Kamari), Eric André (Azizi), Seth Rogen (Pumba), Billy Eichner (Timon), Beyoncé (Nala), and much more.
Genre: Animation, Action, & Adventure
Runtime: Approx. 1 Hour 58 Minutes
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 (48kHz, 24-bit)
French (Canada): Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish: Dolby Digital 5.1 (640 kbps)
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1
Subtitles: English SDH, French, & Spanish
The Journey to “The Lion King”–
The Music – Go inside the studio with the cast and crew as they work to honor and elevate The Lion King’s beloved music.
The Magic – Discover how the filmmakers blended the traditional filmmaking techniques with virtual reality technology to create amazing movie magic.
The Timeless Tale – Filmmakers and cast reflect on the story that has moved generations and share how this Lion King carries a proud legacy forward.
More To Be Scene – Recording studio and layer-by-layer progressions of some of most iconic moments in “The Lion King.”
“Circle of Life” – Peel back the layers of effects and go behind the scenes of this iconic musical moment from the film
“I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” – See all the effects, talent and fun that went into creating this vibrant version of “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” for the movie
“Hakuna Matata” – Join Donald Glover (Simba), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa) and Billy Eichner (Timon) in the studio for the making of this memorable scene.
“Never Too Late” (lyric video) by Elton John
“Spirit” performed by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
Catch TheLion King out on 4K, DVD, Blu-ray, & Digital Code October 22nd!