Can you believe that this year marks the 20th anniversary of The Lion King? Since its release in the Summer of 1994, The Lion King has touched children and adults of all ages and has gone down as one of the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time.
Did you feel that? We just sensed a disturbance in the Force–but luckily for us, this time it was the good kind. It felt as if millions of voices suddenly spoke out, telling their friends and family how they would’ve directed famous Star Wars scenes if they were in control.
If you’ve never considered yourself a comic book fan, we guarantee that’s about to change. Today, Marvel Comics just released the first of five comics that explore the backstory of Dreamfinder and Figment in the latest release from the Disney Kingdoms series.
The makers of Star Wars Battlefront, DICE Studio of Stockholm, Sweden, recently became the envy of Star Wars fans worldwide. During the E3 video game expo in Los Angeles, CA, it was revealed that DICE has been hard at work at a new blockbuster video game set among the Star Wars universe.
Walt Disney Records recently announced The Legacy Collection, a new line of releases that celebrates milestone anniversaries of beloved soundtracks. The first soundtrack to get The Legacy Collection treatment will be The Lion King, releasing as a two-disc set on June 24, 2014.
Lucasfilm has recently announced that Lupita Nyong’o is joining the recently announced cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. This year, her breakthrough performance in 12 Years a Slave earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Gwendoline Christie, currently starring in the hit television series Game of Thrones as Brienne of Tarth, has also been cast in the production.