Disney just can't wait to ruin your childhood with a live-action 'Lion King' reboot.

Disney just can't wait to ruin your childhood with a live-action 'Lion King' reboot.
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Walt Disney Studios has officially confirmed that the next animated classic they will turn into a live-action film is The Lion King. Because, you know, The Lion King, The Lion King 1 1/2, The Lion King 2 and a full blown Broadway musical just weren't enough.

Disney just can't wait to ruin your childhood with a live-action 'Lion King' reboot.
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Disney has put the project on a fast track to production, with Jon Favreau is set to direct. Favreau recently directed the wildly successful 2016 reimagining of The Jungle Book, so although many people are hesitant about remakes of classics, the project is in good hands.

The Lion King is the latest in a long line of live-action Disney remakes, joining Maleficent, Cinderella, and the highly anticipated Beauty and the Beast retelling.

Disney just can't wait to ruin your childhood with a live-action 'Lion King' reboot.
You can't run from your childhood movies getting remade.
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Still, as a viewer, I have so many questions! Will I still be weirdly attracted to Simba in this version? Will MatthewBroderick still voice (adult) Simba? Will we all still be able to feel the love tonight?

The movie has no release date yet, so we will just have to wait and see.

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