Mufasa: The Lion King Announced as Disney’s Live-Action Sequel
Mufasa: The Lion King. 2024. pic.twitter.com/IkPMk6IDGR
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“Mystery begins with whelp Mufasa. ‘Not a drop of regal blood.” He moves cleared away in some water. It closes with Timon and Pumbaa joking ‘We aren’t in this film?’ So.. they are.”
The movie will be coordinated by Jenkins with a content from Jeff Nathanson. Aaron Pierre will voice Mufasa in the new film, with Kelvin Harrison Jr. voicing Scar.
“I grew up with this characters, they mean such a great amount to me,” Jenkins made sense of in a meeting this previous month. “I figure the work that Jeff Nathanson, the essayist, did and returning into truly helping youngsters and anybody who at any point adored this property comprehend the stuff. Kings aren’t recently conceived, they aren’t recently made. They need to become who they are through a progression of occasions that a many individuals can connect with. Thus, in that stance, it fits very well with all the other things I’ve done. So I feel no tension, I simply maintain that should work really hard.”
“My representatives send me a ton of contents. At the point when this one came, very highly confidential, I was extremely wary,” Jenkins told Chloe Zhao during a shot meeting in 2020. “I read the content and around 40 pages in I went to Humdinger [Wang] and I said, ‘Sacred s**t, this is great.’ And as I continued to peruse, I moved further away from the side of my mind that said, ‘Goodness, a movie producer as you doesn’t make a film like this,’ and permitted myself to reach the point where these characters, this story, is astounding. What truly pushed me across the line was James, my DP, said, ‘Guess what? There’s something truly fascinating in this method of filmmaking that we haven’t done and that very few individuals have done.’ That was the point at which I returned to the people pulling the strings and said, ‘I couldn’t want anything more than to do this, yet I must have the option to do what I do.'”