Barry Jenkins says that even he didn't think that he would direct The Lion King 2, but then was bowled over by the script.
Barry Jenkins, the Oscar-winning director of Moonlight, is to board a sequel to Disney's 2019 remake of The Lion King.
Disney has officially smashed the all-time box office record for any movie studio in a single year, having hauled in $11.1 billion – just over £9 billion.
Disney may have had the last word in the debate over whether The Lion King remake is 'live-action' or not.
Jason Weaver, the actor and singer who provided the singing voice for Young Simba in the original Lion King, has revealed that he turned down a massive $2 million fee for the role
Taking a cue from Walt Disney, director had his stars perform as their animal counterparts. Watch the exclusive video.
British cinema chains are failing deaf children by 'refusing to put on subtitled performances', according to the leading deaf children's charity.
The summer box office in the US shrank two percent this year, despite a host of hit movies at the multiplexes.
This is the first time in Hollywood history a single studio has released more than four billion dollar movies in one calendar year.
Some of the original animators who worked on 1994's Disney classic The Lion King are taking issue with the new CGI version.
Disney is continuing to streak ahead from the other major movie studios, clocking up its fourth $1 billion movie this year.
While complaints about remakes and reboots are delivered with dizzying frequency on comments threads and social media, it appears we're still going to see them nonetheless.
Disney has called 'The Lion King' "a whole new medium", but where does Adam Valdez, MPC VFX supervisor stand on the debate?
'The Lion King' believes there's room for both big budget films and independent movies.
Ejiofor and Favreau explain why the villainous lion is so different from the original.
The director says that "anytime we do something new it's going to be confusing to people."
Timon and Pumbaa's duet was originally written by a South African musician called Solomon Linda who didn't get credit for decades.
Disney's big budget CGI remake of The Lion King premiered in the US last night, and while reviews are still embargoed for a few more days, the early reactions are coming in on social media.