The Lion King a 2019 animated film, made in photorealistic computer graphics, directed by Jon Favreau, with a screenplay written by Jeff Nathanson and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. This is the remake of the homonymous e famous 1994 Disney movie, animated in 2d graphics. The first idea for a remake of the Lion King was confirmed in September 2016 following the success of The Jungle Book, also directed by Favreau. The Lion King remake film received mixed reviews, praising its special effects and songs, but also criticism for being the copy of the original, with a lack of character characterization compared to the original.
The story of the film begins in the African savannah, when the future king Simba is born. Growing up the little lion Simba has a reverence for his father, King Mufasa, and takes his own royal destiny to heart. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the arrival of the new puppy. Scar, Mufasa's brother - and former heir to the throne - wants to carry out his evil plan. The battle for Pride Rock is devastated by betrayal, tragedy and drama, which ultimately results in Simba's exile. With the help of a curious couple of new friends like Timon and Pumbaa, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and get back what is rightfully his.
The voices of the lion king (2019)
The voice of Simba, destined to be a powerful king from birth, is that of the recordman and star of Italian pop Marco Mengoni, which this year celebrates ten years of career with 50 platinum records. Fresh from a sold out tour in Italy and Europe, he has just returned from Los Angeles where he participated in the world premiere of The Lion King with the American cast and director Jon Favreau and is ready to start again with a series of unique lives to discover nature and Italian beauties.
The international star Elisa the voice of Nala, Simba's friend since she was a puppy. Nala is a mighty lioness who cares about the future of the Herd Lands and encourages Simba to follow her destiny as the future King. The talented Italian artist awarded Platinum for her latest album "Open Diaries", has enchanted with her his splendid voice also the great director Tim Burton for his interpretation in the Italian version of the film Dumbo.
On 24 July The Lion King will be the protagonist at # Giffoni2019 with a special screening, in the original version subtitled in Italian, in the presence of two other incredible voices from the film. Edoardo Leo Timon, the witty meerkat who along with his best friend warthog Pumbaa, played by Stefano Fresi, helps Simba after the latter escapes from the Rock of the Kings. The film also sees the American singer and vocal coach who lives in Italy Cheryl Porter interpret with her powerful voice "The Circle of Life" in the Italian soundtrack, already available on digital platforms and from 19 July in stores.