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A Live-Action Lion King Sequel Is In The Works At Disney

Ahhhh! Guess what? If you loved The Lion King live-action movie, you are going to be excited that Disney is currently working on a live-action sequel!!

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According to reports, Disney is moving forward with the live-action sequel to Lion King.

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While the first movie was was directed by Jungle Book and Iron man director Jon Favreau, the sequel will be directed by Barry Jenkins who won an Oscar award for Moonlight and was Oscar-nominated for If Beale Street Could Talk.

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As of right now, The Lion King sequel does not yet have a release date or production start date.

We also don’t know whether or not the original cast will return for the sequel as a whole, as a part, or not at all.

The original film had the voices of Donald Glover, Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, James Earl Jones, John Oliver, Keegan-Michael Key, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, Eric Andre, Amy Sedaris, Florence Kasumba, and Chance the Rapper.

I for one am excited to see The Lion King as a live-action film again but I realize not everyone feels the same.

So, are you happy about this? Or you just meh about the whole thing?