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Scar and Mufasa aren't blood siblings? What.

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Postby DGFone » August 17th, 2017, 9:56 pm

That's the other thing: this new "revelation" is about something discussed during production of the movie. The Lion King is no different than any other movie in this simple regard: before the final product is actually finished, ideas are created, discussed, modified, and finally, left in or thrown out entirely.

As it was already pointed out, Scar wasn't originally intended to be a member of the pride, but an outside rogue. That idea was quickly thrown out to make the story more personal by having the main villain be within the pride itself, and not outside of it. That being said, it's easy to see how this original idea could have lingered in the production team's minds, thus giving us this "Mufasa and Scar are not brothers" 23 years too late.
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Re: Scar and Mufasa aren't blood siblings? What.

Postby Kallo » August 18th, 2017, 9:29 pm

Yeah, this changes nothing for me. Just gonna ignore this piece of "knowledge". They've been brothers for 23 years and now suddenly not? Pffft! Just sounds randomly made up out of nowhere. During all these years, I've heard the creators of the movie talk about the film VERY rarely anyway, so why would they suddenly come out of nowhere with this information? Stinks to me of having something to do with the upcoming live-action remake. I'm thinking that perhaps the live-action movie requires this to be a thing and so Disney has now asked the producers of the original movie to say this, so the theory fits the new movie and won't receive as much backlash.
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Postby HasiraKali » August 18th, 2017, 10:15 pm

Rob Minkoff said this was fake news on his Twitter late last night/early this morning. So who knows. :lol:
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Re: Scar and Mufasa aren't blood siblings? What.

Postby PridelandsPhantom » September 3rd, 2017, 4:46 am

I read this and rolled my eyes :exasperated: They are literal blood brothers as established in the movie. Scar says "my big brother." If they weren't related Scar wouldn't have this exchange with Mufasa. Mufasa also says "Scar, brother help me!" :didntmeanto: Biological lions and anthro lions are nothing alike. The whole "Simba and Nala were siblings" thing is so bunk it's not even funny. Disney went to great (to me absurd) lengths in SP to make sure we knew Kiara and Kovu were not related and couldn't be first cousins. Why in the world would anyone think Disney would do incest :? This is silly to say just because they don't look alike they can't be brothers. Have you seen how different siblings from the same mom and dad can look? It's even more varied in mammals (different males can father kittens and puppies for instance).
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Re: Scar and Mufasa aren't blood siblings? What.

Postby Squeely » September 8th, 2017, 1:46 am

Wut.

Okay, I should probably contribute more than just "wut". This is bunk. You can't just change canon like that lmao. If the remake makes them no longer brothers, so be it, it's canon to itself. But they're for sure brothers in the original.
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