Disney CONFIRM The Lion King live action remake: The Jungle Book’s Jon Favreau to direct
Having earned almost $1 billion worldwide, the live action remake of The Jungle Book is the fourth highest grossing film of 2016.
It should come as no surprise that the House of Mouse announced its director to helm the next adaptation of one of its animated classics.
Disney made a statement on its website, saying the studio would join forces with Favreau on The Lion King.
It read: “We can officially confirm that The Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau are putting a new reimagining of The Lion King on the fast track to production.
“The Lion King builds on Disney’s success of... read more
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