The Lion King: Disney confirms a live action remake is happening
Disney has officially confirmed they will be doing a live action remake of The Lion King.
The news follows the success of The Jungle Book, which was directed by Jon Favreau and took $956.8 million dollars at box offices worldwide.
The Lion King remake will also be directed by Favreau. The original Disney movie was released in 1994 and is one of the biggest animated films of all time.
In a statement today, Disney said: "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.
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