The 2019 “live-action” version of the Disney animated classic The Lion King, Mufasa: The Lion King, replaces the vibrant hand-drawn animation with photorealistic computer-generated animation, following the trend of previous recent Disney remakes.
Despite the fact that the new Lion King was eventually a shot-for-shot remake that many complained lacked the charm and personality of the original movie, it nonetheless grossed more money than its predecessor ($1.6 billion globally).
It makes sense that Disney would want to continue with this remake.
Now scheduled for release in July 2024, the prequel film stars Aaron Pierre and Kelvin Harrison Jr. among others.
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