LOS ANGELES: Disney’s blockbuster remake of The Lion King is getting a follow-up from Oscar-winning Moonlight director Barry Jenkins, the corporate mentioned on Tuesday.
The 2019 film that includes photo-realistic graphics and a star-studded voice forged took greater than US$1.6 billion (S$2.2b) on the worldwide field workplace, regardless of combined critiques.
It employed cutting-edge know-how that noticed a standard digicam crew “movie” computer-generated characters roaming the African savannahs from inside a digital actuality world.
The follow-up is predicted to make use of the identical strategy, although no begin date for manufacturing, plot or forged has been introduced.
Jenkins mentioned in an announcement that he “grew up with these characters” after serving to his sister elevate two younger boys within the Nineteen Nineties.
“Having the chance to work with Disney on increasing this magnificent story of friendship, love and legacy whereas furthering my work chronicling the lives and souls of folks throughout the African diaspora is a dream come true,” he mentioned. – AFP