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The Lion King Cast Share Their Fave Scenes from the Disney Classic

Director Jon Favreau and stars Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, Alfre Woodard, and Chiwetel Ejiofor reveal the moments that amazed them.

by | July 15, 2019 | Comments

The most anticipated big Disney remake yet, The Lion King, arrives in theaters Friday, promising fans a visually stunning reimagining of one of their favorite tales. Ahead of the movie’s release, Rotten Tomatoes’ editor Jacqueline Coley sat down with director Jon Favreau and the cast to talk about how they put a new spin on the classic film as well as their favorite scenes from the original movie. Want to know which Lion King moments make Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, Alfre Woodard, and Chiwetel Ejiofor laugh, cry, and drop their jaws? Check out the video interview above.

The Lion King is in theaters July 19.


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The Lion King (2019)
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Adjusted Score: 71.447%
Critics Consensus: While it can take pride in its visual achievements,The Lion King is a by-the-numbers retelling that lacks the energy and heart that made the original so beloved--though for some fans that may just be enough.
Synopsis: From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau's all-new "The Lion King" journeys to the African savanna where a future king... [More]
Directed By: Jon Favreau

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