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  • Elton John confirms that he’s working on new music for ‘The Lion King’ remake

    Elton John confirms that he’s working on new music for ‘The Lion King’ remake

    Elton John’s schedule recently got a whole lot busier following his announcement last month that the classic rock hero will head out on a lengthy farewell tour starting later this year. Now it appears that John is indeed working on the upcoming remake of Disney’s “The Lion King,” as the 70-year-old...
  • Beyoncé and Elton John to work together on upcoming 'Lion King' soundtrack

    Beyoncé and Elton John to work together on upcoming 'Lion King' soundtrack

    Make way for royalty! "Queen Bey" Beyonce and Sir Elton John are said to be signed to work together to re-record classic songs from the hit Disney "The Lion King" for the upcoming live action reboot. It’s no surprise that these powerhouses are on board, as Sir Elton John was the composer for the...
  • Quavo wants Migos to be cast in the new 'Lion King'

    Quavo wants Migos to be cast in the new 'Lion King'

    Apparently, Migos’ Quavo wasn’t as thrilled as everyone else with the official casting for the highly anticipated Lion King remake that Disney unveiled last week. The Atlanta rapper took to Twitter in hopes of persuading the Disney studio executives to replace their current casting of the three...
  • Watch: Elton John performs 'Circle of Life' for 20th anniversary of 'Lion King' on Broadway

    Watch: Elton John performs 'Circle of Life' for 20th anniversary of 'Lion King' on Broadway

    On the heels of the cast reveal for the 2019 remake of "The Lion King," a celebration of the Broadway production’s 20th anniversary took place at the Minskoff Theater on Sunday (Nov. 4). The musical, which debuted in 1997, went on to win several accolades, including six Tony Awards. Sir Elton John...
  • Donald Glover, Beyoncé and more officially announced as characters in 'The Lion King' remake

    Donald Glover, Beyoncé and more officially announced as characters in 'The Lion King' remake

    The month of November is starting out wonderfully. For those who didn't think the movie "The Lion King" could get any better, cue Beyoncé as Nala. Then add Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino in the music world, as Simba, Seth Rogen as Puumba, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, John Oliver as Zazu...
  • According to Variety, Beyoncé may take the voiceover role of playing Nala in the upcoming remake of Disney's The Lion King. 

    Beyoncé reportedly top choice to voice lioness Nala in upcoming ‘Lion King’ remake

    If there’s one specific adjective that music fans most commonly use to describe Beyoncé, it's probably fierce. Perhaps that’s why she’s reportedly on the top of the list belonging to acclaimed Hollywood film director, Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Elf, The Jungle Book) to come on and voice the character of...
  • Seth Rogen plays trees and rocks in 'The Lion King'

    James Corden stages a 'Lion King' crosswalk musical, Seth Rogen cast as 'trees'

    Last week, “Neighbors 2” hit theaters, Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, and Zac Efron’s follow up to their 2014 comedy, “Neighbors.” The twist with this one is that instead of them battling a fraternity, they battle a sorority, and presumably the women of the sorority are a whole nother can of worms...
  • Jelani Remy as “Simba” and the ensemble in “He Lives in You” from THE LION KING National Tour. Disney

    Cincinnati run of ‘The Lion King’ off to an overwhelmingly strong start

    It’s no surprise that Disney’s Tony-Award winning The Lion King has become the first Broadway musical to top one billion dollars to date. The production achieved that milestone in the fall, and it has continued to roar into cities across the country. The show’s return to Cincinnati for a four-week...
  • Columbus Fall Theatre Preview: 6 shows to see this season

    Columbus Fall Theatre Preview: 6 shows to see this season

    It is always a comfort to know that the theatre scene is always active in Columbus, Ohio. Venues such as the Ohio Theatre and Riddie Center feature a variety of shows that will no doubt get audiences' attention. However, with so many shows to choose from, it can be hard to keep track of them all...
  • Interview with 'Lion King' and 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' director Rob Minkoff

    Interview with 'Lion King' and 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' director Rob Minkoff

    During the 50s and 60s Jay Ward’s Bullwinkle Show was entertaining the children of the world, but it was a different story that stood the test of time more than anyone probably expected. Peabody’s Improbable History featured Mr. Peabody and Sherman using the WABAC time machine to go on silly...
  • The Lion King 3D rules the box office jungle!

    The Lion King 3D rules the box office jungle!

    Seventeen years later and “The Lion King” still rules. Despite a slew of new movie releases, “The Lion King 3D” was the number one movie this past weekend, taking in over $29 million dollars! This goes to prove that no matter how good a home entertainment system may be, there is nothing like...
  • The Lion King roars back into theaters in 3D

    The Lion King roars back into theaters in 3D

    In 1994 Disney unleashed The Lion King and set the bar extremely high for animated features. Disney films were already on a huge scale, but this is the first film that felt epic. The story was full of the music you came to expect from Disney films, but this time from Elton John and managed to win...
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