The Lion King live action reboot confirmed by Disney
Disney has announced it is remaking animated classic The Lion King.
The studio is teaming up with director Jon Favreau for the new take on the 1994 children's film.
It follows the success of Disney's The Jungle Book remake, directed by Favreau, which debuted in April and has made £742.7 million worldwide.
It is thought the reboot will be a live action version of the tale about young lion Simba.
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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