a remake sequel is announced

Re: a remake sequel is announced

Postby Panpardus » February 25th, 2021, 2:12 am

https://thedisinsider.com/2021/02/24/the-lion-king-sequel-to-begin-production-this-summer/?fbclid=IwAR2b3qyYUacCGpQcSLROOjFqZj6VASLZ413VnOlCc1cArcJEFxRn0Vksu2I

Not "official" news, but full production is purportedly set to start this summer and a casting call has been put out for both a young Mufasa and Scar, age range 8-13 years old.

Granted, the source is The DisInsider, which purported the "Scar was at one point a white lion" story that held no water, but it makes sense timeline-wise. Are Lion King movies always gonna more or less skip the teenage stage for their characters? We just barely got Kion's in The Lion Guard season 3, but even then he was living outside the Pride Lands on his own special mission.
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Re: a remake sequel is announced

Postby Elton John » February 25th, 2021, 3:51 am

i'm guessing they will be voicing cub versions of mufasa and scar assuming this info is correct.

this doesn't mean they will skip teen mufasa / scar but who knows....

We don't have a plot synopsis for the movie beyond vague details and comparisons to the godfather 2.

it'll probably be a while before we get a full cast announcement.
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Re: a remake sequel is announced

Postby SimbasGuard » February 25th, 2021, 6:45 am

Well The details We had prior to this article did say that They were exploring The Origins of Mufasa, so showing Scar and He as cubs would make sense. "If" this article is correct in anyway We may get more details in September.
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Re: a remake sequel is announced

Postby Timon the great » March 30th, 2021, 10:20 am

[quote="Elton John"]i think there is a lot to discuss about tlk 2019 even if you didn't like it personally. the virtual cinematography, the technical aspects - how they made everything look so real and yet it isn't outside of the opening shot. how no real animals were used in the making of the movie. etc.[/quote]

But.., that's really the Only thing going for the remake. The technical stuff, as you mentioned. Any maybe the voice acting. But the character visuals themselves blatantly lack so much imagination. Even worse in considering that this is a full CGI film, the emotion is also lacking in all of their expressions because I've already seen enough of that. There's just no room for doubt on this.


[quote]"but people, especially youtubers and forum goers, are stubborn gits. i have seen people with such vitriolic hatred of this movie that they refuse to mention anything it did right."[/quote]

Not really. That's actually pretty biased (not surprised) considering that I myself have seen some of those YT reviewers actually state fact about those movies. You should actually take some time and watch some of their reviews like I did. They're really not as much in the wrong as you might like to think. Even the ones who didn't seem to hate it still point out the same facts like this guy: https://youtu.be/1RBOukJzI1Q


[quote]"as for the fanart thing. people in general like the old style more. and its very likely easier to draw (not that i know, i'm not an artist)."[/quote]

Because the original 2D character styles are like, 100x more creatively appealing all around with literally almost no room for doubt here. And no, it's not because it's "easier to draw", because I remember there was actually a good amount of fan art based on the remake that I saw out there around the time it came out.

The mechanics of drawing are basically the same. The only real difference here is the shading/lighting/effects elements that are used to give the realism feel.
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Re: a remake sequel is announced

Postby SimbasGuard » March 31st, 2021, 9:07 am

I think doing anything too different when They remade The Lion King would have been a very bad idea. With this Follow-Up (as has been stated by others in this thread) They will not be hampered by the original depending on what New ground They are treading. I wonder if They will dare try to make the characters more expressive to emote more. That seems to be what The Remake took the most flack for.

I also hope They are more bold with this movie. I don't want to sound weird, but The original Lion King wanted to be a PG movie and pushed the envelope as far as a G movie could go. Where as The PG Remake tried to pull back the reigns storytelling-wise and took less bold steps than The G rated original. It's like They were driving with Their foot on The break. I'm not saying that I want a cruse word or more innuendo in the follow-Up. I just don't want to feel as it The story is holding itself back from all it could be.
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