Studio Walt Disney has confirmed that it will be filmed a remake of the cartoon “the lion King”. The Director of the film will be Jon Favreau, the official site of the company.
It is noted that in April of 2016 came innovative superhit Favreau’s “the jungle Book”, which has earned worldwide 965,8 million dollars.
The decision to make the new “the Lion King” is based on the successful implementation of similar film projects: “the jungle Book”, “Maleficent” and “Cinderella”. The creators expect great success from the fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast”, which will be released in 2017.
New “the lion King” will include songs and melodies from the original cartoon. Date of release yet to be announced.
“The lion king” is a 32 – second account of the classic animated film, Disney released in 1994. The film won two awards “Oscar” for the song of Elton John “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and the music by Hans Zimmer, three awards “Golden globe”, three awards “Grammy”.
The picture has grossed a record amount of 968 million dollars. Sale and rental of video and telepaisa brought another $ 900 million.