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Genius Partners with Frozen, Lion king Creatives For Rainbow Rangers

Genius Brands International, Inc. has partnered with Rob Minkoff and Shame Morris (director of Lion King and co-writer of Frozen, respectively) for the production of a new animated preschool series titled Rainbow Rangers. The new series will feature CGI animation and will consist of 52 x 11 episodes with Minkoff and Morris serving as producer and head writer, along with Tim Mansfield. Rainbow ...

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VIDEO: Lion Guard – Return of the Roar Teaser

The Lion King franchise will be returning to the small screens this coming Sunday, November 22 at 7 pm ET/PT on the Disney Channel for the US and Canada, via the primetime TV movie The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar. The movie will then be available on WATCH Disney Channel and WATCH Disney Junior apps, Disney Channel on Demand, and Disney Junior on Demand the following day. The primetime movie ...

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5 Animal Characters Often Mistaken for Another Species

When it comes to cartoon characters that are based on animals, it’s usually easy for viewers to recognize whether it’s based on an actual animal or a fictional one. However, there are also edge cases that make people wonder exactly what kind of animal served as the inspiration. Here are 5 of the most notable examples: #5 Kung Fu Panda’s Tai Lung This powerful but horribly misguided villain ...

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Walt Disney Records: Legacy collection

Walt Disney Records announced on May 6th that they are releasing a line of collectible CD’s on the anniversaries of of Disney’s most loved films. “Through 2015, Walt Disney Records will celebrate 12 anniversaries including Pinocchio (75th), Fantasia (75th), Cinderella (65th), Lady and the Tramp (60th), Sleeping Beauty (55th), Mary Poppins (50th), The Lion ...

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Disney Starts Production on The Lion Guard

Disney Television Animation has just started production on a new animated TV movie and series titled The Lion Guard, which aims to continue the story of Disney’s 1994 Oscar-winning animated feature The Lion King. The series will be targeted towards kids aged 2 to 7 and their families. The TV movie is scheduled to premiere in Fall 2015, while the series will debut in early 2016 on Disney Junior ...

The Lion King Diamond Edition Free Giveaway on Disney Blu-ray
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The Lion King Diamond Edition Free Giveaway on Disney Blu-ray

By now, you know that Disney recently brought their modern animated epic, The Lion King, out to theaters recently, for a limited run – then made fans even happier, bringing the King home on Blu-ray in their highest quality package, The Lion King: Diamond Edition. There’s been a lot of excitement about the film – a lot of roaring, as it were. But now, we’re ready to ...

The Lion King: Diamond Edition's Circle of Life on Blu-Ray 3D and DVD
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The Lion King: Diamond Edition’s Circle of Life on Blu-Ray 3D and DVD

The Circle oF Life is one of the major themes in Disney’s modern day epic, the Lion King. Mufasa, the king of the Pride Lands, whose very throne is Pride Rock, seemingly stands on top of the world when he tours around the kingdom with his new son, Simba. But just as his brief story to his child goes, everything comes full circle, and one day, his time will pass. However, because the Circle ...

Hakuna Matata! Disney's The Lion King 3D first time ever in theaters
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Hakuna Matata! Disney’s The Lion King 3D first time ever in theaters

Awesome animation, unforgettable story, award-winning music, beloved characters, etc, etc. It’s tough to top the accomplishments set forth in The Lion King, but Disney has somehow found a way to introduce an entire new dimension. …literally! The Lion King 3D hits select theaters today, Friday September 16th, for a limited edition two-week run. Simba and Mufasa detail the Circle of ...

Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Rafiki, Scar, Pumbaa and Timon in 3D this Friday
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Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Rafiki, Scar, Pumbaa and Timon in 3D this Friday

There are just days to go before Disney’s The Lion King makes a triumphant return to theaters. On September 16th, audiences in select theaters will be able hear the roars and watch the Circle of Life in a whole new dimension as the reworked film is proudly presented in 3D. The film made its original run almost two decades ago, in 1994, setting a tone for animated excellence that many ...

Five Awesome Animated Film Scores, from Mermaids to Dragons
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Five Awesome Animated Film Scores, from Mermaids to Dragons

There are a number of essential elements that make an animated film come together and lift it from the mundane to the level of awesome. From story structure to character design these important elements dictate the quality of the final product.  One such essential piece of an amazing animated film is the film’s soundtrack, particularly the film’s score.  We’ve seen in the ...

Disney's The Lion King 3D in theaters September 16, Blu ray October-4
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Disney’s The Lion King 3D in theaters September 16, Blu-ray October 4

Often hailed as Disney’s masterpiece of the modern era, The Lion King has impressed audiences worldwide. The unforgettable story of Simba, a young lion cub, hoping to one day be like Mufasa, his father. The adventure goes so much deeper than that, however, and it’s a depth that Disney hopes to match with an entirely new dimension to the film; the third! On September 16th, the Lion ...

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