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11 Character Posters for Disney's Live-Action 'The Lion King'

11 Character Posters for Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Lion King’

Yes, we know, “live-action” seems a stretch for Jon Favreau‘s remake of the animated Disney classic The Lion King, but that’s what Disney is calling it. Whatever it is, we can all agree these 11 character posters just released by the House of Mouse are our best look at what those classic animated African animals will look […]

Funko Round-Up: WWE, Overwatch, Star Wars, Pokemon, Pez, and More!

Funko Round-Up: WWE, Overwatch, Star Wars, Pokemon, Pez, and More!

Funko announces tons of new products and licenses every day, let alone every week. It can be a lot to keep up with. So we are here to help. Welcome to the Funko Round-Up! It has been awhile since we have done one of these! Funko news has been a tad light as of late, […]



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All of Funko’s ECCC 2019 Exclusives in One Place

Funko and convention exclusives go together like PB&J, and Emerald City Comic Con is in their backyard in Seattle. So naturally, they are going to have a ton of exclusives. Funko HQ is also only about 40 minutes outside the city, and I am sure they will have special events there as well. For now […]

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Funko Round-Up: Dumbo, WWE, Betty Boop, KFC, and More!

Funko announces tons of new products and licenses every day, let alone every week. It can be a lot to keep up with. So we are here to help. Welcome to the Funko Round-Up! In this edition: Harry Potter Pop Pez, Dumbo, a new wave of WWE, Ad Icons KFC Colonel Sanders, Betty Boop gets […]

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Funko Round-Up: Titanic, Romeo+Juliet, Tons of Disney, and more!

Funko announces tons of new products and licenses every day, let alone every week. It can be a lot to keep up with. So we are here to help. Welcome to the Funko Round-Up! In this edition: all the Leonardo DiCaprio you can handle with Romeo+Juliet and Titanic, quite a few new Disney products, El […]

Jon Favreau Shares Photo of His ‘Lion King’ Production

While yes, Jon Favreau is hard at work right now making a live-action Star Wars series for Disney’s new streaming service, he’s ALSO working on his adaptation of The Lion King for the House of Mouse. Following the success of Favreau’s live-action Jungle Book, next up on the remake docket just happens to be Disney’s take on Hamlet […]


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Billy Eichner Joins Disney’s Female Santa Claus Film ‘Nicole’

Disney seems to really be recognizing Billy Eichner‘s talent. Not only will he be the voice of Timon in the live-action Lion King film, but he joined another Disney film project today. Eichner will star in Nicole, Disney’s upcoming gender-swapped Santa Claus film. Nicole follows in the footsteps of the Santa Clause series, where someone has […]

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The Disney Movie Slate From 2017 Through To 2019 Is Insane #D23 (VISUAL UPDATE)

The following slide has been presented by Disney chairman Alan Horn to the crowds at D23, showing off the Disney line-up of movies from Wrinkle In Time through to Dumbo, The Avengers: Infinity War, Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Nutcracker, Han Solo, Ant Man And The Wasp, Toy Story 4, Frozen 2, Incredible 2, Lion King, […]



Artist Who Claimed Kung Fu Panda Was Stolen From Him Could Spend 25 Years In Jail

In what could end up being an interesting plot for a TV movie, the artist that claimed Dreamworks Animation stole his idea for Kung Fu Panda could end spending 25-years in prison and paying over $500,000 plus restitution to the animation studio. How did this happen? In 2011, Jayme Gordon made allegations that DWA lifted […]

Jon Favreau’s The Lion King Gets Catch Me If You Can Writer

I’m excited for Jon Favreau‘s The Lion King. There is a ton of potential for a “live action” retelling, especially as it is one of Disney’s best stories. Helping to craft that story will be Jeff Nathanson who has been brought on to write the script. He was the scribe behind Catch Me If You Can, the […]




Trailer For The Lion King In 3D Reveals US Theatrical Release Plans

Beauty and the Beast was the first of Disney’s hand-drawn animations to be converted to 3D. We’re still waiting to see the fruits of the stereographers’ labours there – at least we are in most of the world, as it did play for a couple of weeks last year, down in Australasia. If you saw […]

TRON: Legacy Joins List Of Disney 3D Blu-rays

Just a few hours after I snipped up an industry ad for Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King on 3D Blu-ray, Disney have formally announced the titles to the rest of us. Also on the slate for this year is a 3D Blu-ray release for TRON: Legacy, day and date with its 2D […]