the lion king

Claire Hummel is an artist from Los Angeles, California with a nostalgic love of Disneyland, Myst, and Star Wars, who currently works as a concept artist for Microsoft Game Studios Publishing. You can find more of her work on her official site and in her deviantART gallery.

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The Dark Knight Rises trailer mashups have begun! Here we get video of The Lion King matched up (pretty damn well) with the audio from the latest Dark Knight trailer. Enjoy!

THE LION KING RISES: Dark Knight Rises Trailer Parody

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The Lion King on Blu-ray

by Cap'n Carrot on October 11, 2011

in Film

Following the success of Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin most of the A-list animators at Disney wanted to work on Disney’s upcoming version of Pocahontas . The B-team huddled together on a small film about lions which would become the highest-grossing hand-drawn animated film of all time, and the 23rd highest grossing feature film ever. Not too shabby.

The Lion King also marks the end of Disney’s late 80’s/early 90’s resurgence that gave us The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast. Over the next few years Disney would put out several films (Mulan, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Tarzan, Hercules, Atlantis: The Lost Empire) but none of them recaptured the magic found in The Lion King, and by the end of the decade the big-budget epic animated musicals the studio was known for would be a thing of the past.

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