‘Lion King’ Director Jon Favreau Talks Virtual Production and Working With Beyonce in ‘Behind the Screen’ Podcast

I love hearing the behind the scene conversations! The film’s inventive virtual production process is now in use on ‘The Mandalorian.’ The Lion King director Jon Favreau is featured in a new episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Behind the Screen series. In a conversation with THR tech editor Carolyn Giardina, Favreau discusses a wide range of topics including the Disney film’s groundbreaking virtual production process; new music from Beyonce, Elton … Continue reading ‘Lion King’ Director Jon Favreau Talks Virtual Production and Working With Beyonce in ‘Behind the Screen’ Podcast

Beyoncé – SPIRIT from Disney’s The Lion King (Official Video)

Wow! What a beautiful video. Just fabulous. This soundtrack is a love letter to Africa and I wanted to make sure we found the best talent from Africa, and not just use some of the sounds and did my interpretation of it. I wanted it to be authentic to what is beautiful about the music in Africa . . . the album uses “a lot” … Continue reading Beyoncé – SPIRIT from Disney’s The Lion King (Official Video)

The Lion King – Cast & Characters

I cannot wait!! James Earl Jones … Mufasa (voice) [How dare they not create one for him!] Donald Glover … Simba (voice) Beyoncé … Nala (voice) JD McCrary … Young Simba (voice) Shahadi Wright Joseph … Young Nala (voice) Alfre Woodard … Sarabi (voice) Chiwetel Ejiofor … Scar (voice) Seth Rogen … Pumbaa (voice) | Billy Eichner … Timon (voice)   John Oliver … Zazu … Continue reading The Lion King – Cast & Characters