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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Washington Post: ‘Lion King’ pushes ‘white supremacist worldview’ and ‘fascist ideology’

A column in the Washington Post accuses Disney’s Lion King of a “white supremacist’s worldview” which “offers us fascist ideology writ large, and there is no obvious way out for the remake.” From More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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Disney teases ‘Lion King’ and ‘Aladdin’ live-action films with new clips, details

Disney is wasting no time after the record breaking success of Avengers: Endgame, teasing their flagpole, live-action films: Aladdin and Lion King, both due later this summer. The new Lion King trailer from director More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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‘The Lion King’ teaser, poster recreates the magic, nostalgia of the original film

Disney teased their upcoming Lion King live action film 91st Academy Awards on ABC, check out the clip below. There is also a new beautiful and nostalgic poster, it is at the bottom. The footage centers around More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘The King and I’ Premieres December 4 and 5

NETworks Presentations announces that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award®–winning Lincoln Center Theater More...

By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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‘The Lion King’ trailer second to ‘Infinity War’ record with almost 225 million views

Director Jon Favreau kicked off the Marvel Universe success with Iron Man, then made The Jungle Book into a live-action hit and now takes a turn at one of Disney’s biggest classics: The Lion King. Disney More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Sight & Sound Theatres’ ‘Moses’ adds another night in cinemas after strong ticket sales

Due to strong advanced ticket sales, “MOSES”, one of the most iconic Bible adventures, will now be playing in movie theaters for three nights following its debut on the Sight & Sound stage. The show will More...

By Red Diogenes On Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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Lucasfilm hires Jon Favreau to write and produce live-action ‘Star Wars’ TV series

The director behind Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Jungle Book, Zathura, and Elf has been hired to write and executive produce a new live-action Star Wars television series for Disney’s upcoming streaming service. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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New ‘Lion King’ live-action film will have four songs from original, one new Elton John, Beyonce song for the credits

The Jungle Book placed fifth in the top ten highest-grossing films of 2016,  Beauty and the Beast was the second highest-grossing movie of last year, so a Lion King project seems poised for great success. According More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Disney announces live-action ‘The Lion King’ cast: Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Disney Live Action announced the all-star cast of Jon Favreau’s new live-action version of the 1994 classic animated film, The Lion King. Ending the months of rumors comes confirmation of Beyoncé, Donald More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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New live action ‘Lion King’ film with Jon Favreau, adds ‘Catch Me If You Can’ writer

Deadline broke the news that Jeff Nathanson has been hired to write the screenplay for Disney’s live-action adaptation of the animated classic, The Lion King. The new film will be directed by Jon Favreau, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 25th, 2016
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‘The Lion King’ Broadway play amazes and entertains

Disney’s The Lion King is a true phenomenon and the production’s return to Tampa was quickly well-received as The Circle of Life prompted a roaring applause to kick off the opening night. Tony Award-winning More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ arrives in Tampa at the Straz Center

Disney’s The Lion King may be Tampa’s most eagerly awaited stage production ever as it will leap onto the Morsani Hall stage Jan. 20-Feb. 14, 2016, as part of the Bank of America Best of Broadway Tampa Bay More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Director’s Julie Taymor’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ set for June screening in theaters

Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision partner to present “Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in select U.S. cinemas on June 22 at 7:00 p.m. local time. This production is directed by Julie Taymor (Frida, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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‘Art of John Alvin’ Review: Beautiful tribute to his legacy, from ‘Blazing Saddles’ to ‘Star Wars’

John Alvin’s wife Andrea details the impact of John Alvin which is amazing captured in the new book: The Art of John Alvin. Described as “Hollywood’s best kept secret,” Andrea reveals the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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Best Animated Movies of all-time

Mike Smith from MediaMikes.com join Dispatch Radio’s Brandon Jones, Robert Herriman and Jacob Jones to discuss their favorite animated films of all-time. The first animated feature arrived in 1937 with ‘Snow More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
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DreamWorks owns the top of the Best Animated Movies of 2011 List

2011 was a good year for animated film. Not a great one. Just good. Pixar fumbled and Dreamworks upped their game. Winnie the Pooh and The Lion King 3D brought a strong old-school flavor, but it was Tintin, Kung More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, October 6th, 2011
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ ‘Finding Nemo’ ‘Little Mermaid’ ‘Monsters Inc’ returning to theaters in 3D

Spurred by the smashing success of The Lion King‘s 3D re-release, Disney has announced that they’ll be giving the big-screen 3D treatment to Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, and Monsters, More...


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