- The timeless Disney movie, The Lion King, is being remade and, once again, Mzansi is filled with pride.
- The official trailer was released and people from all over the world took to social media to express their excitement.
- One of Mzansi's very own actors, John Kani, will be playing the role of the iconic Rafiki.
If you grew up in Mzansi in the 90’s, you will understand the great pride that exists behind the timeless Disney movie, The Lion King.The announcement that there will be a remake, which will be released in July 2019, has awoken the inner child of many.
Quiet like the pride that Black Panther brought to the people of Mzansi, The Lion King had the same effect back in the 90’s.
Briefly.co.za learnt that it was the first Disney movie to showcase Africa. As people of Mzansi, we are extremely proud of our continent and feel a great sense of pride when it is showcased on such a prestigious international platform.
The official trailer for the live action remake of our beloved childhood movie, The Lion King, Has been released.
There are no words to describe the feeling that comes over you when you watch it for the first time, it’s deep.
Then trailer went viral, almost instantly. The timeless animation is a trigger of childhood memories, for so many, worldwide, that it has blown up the internet.
It is being directed by Jon Favreau and the cast includes Beyoncé as Nala, Donald Glover as Simba, and a very special touch with our very own John Kani as Rafiki.
One part that could never be replaced is that of the mighty Mufasa. The original actor/voice, James Earl Jones, has returned to taken on the role once more.
The excitement for the release of the film is electrifying. People from all over the world, have expressed their deep excitement.
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