The Lion King Blu-ray Release Date And Special Features Announced

Disney has now announced the release date and special features for the home version of its new animated The Lion King movie. The movie like always will be released digitally as well as the DVD and Blu-ray formats.

The Lion King 2019 will be released digitally first on October 11th, 2019. The movie will then be released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 22nd, 2019.

You can check below for the full special features for the movie. The Lion King came out back in July and made over $1.5 billion at the Box Office.



PRE-SELL BONUS:

  • Perfecting the Pride – Join the filmmakers on their research trip to Africa as they immerse themselves in the real world of “The Lion King.” From the animals in the pride, to the smallest of insects and the grasslands in the savanna, experience the attention to detail that brought the film to life.

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE:

  • Pride Lands Pedia --Dung beetle shares the importance of his “roll” in the African Savanna in a fun, bug’s eye view of the land and its inhabitants.

BLU-RAY & DIGITAL BONUS:

  • The Journey to “The Lion King” -
  • The Music - Go inside the studio with the cast and crew as they work to honor and elevate The Lion King’s beloved music.
  • The Magic - Discover how the filmmakers blended the traditional filmmaking techniques with virtual reality technology to create amazing movie magic.
  • The Timeless Tale - Filmmakers and cast reflect on the story that has moved generations and share how this Lion King carries a proud legacy forward.
  • More to Be Scene - Recording studio and layer-by-layer progressions of some of most iconic moments in “The Lion King.”
  • “Circle of Life” – Peel back the layers of effects and go behind the scenes of this iconic musical moment from the film
  • “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” – See all the effects, talent and fun that went into creating this vibrant version of “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” for the movie
  • “Hakuna Matata” – Join Donald Glover (Simba), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa) and Billy Eichner (Timon) in the studio for the making of this memorable scene.
  • Music Videos
  • “Never Too Late” (lyric video) by Elton John
  • “Spirit” performed by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
  • Filmmaker Introduction
  • Audio Commentary – By Director Jon Favreau.
  • Song Selection
  • “Circle of Life”
  • “I Just Can’t Wait to be King”
  • “Be Prepared”
  • “Hakuna Matata”
  • “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”
  • “Spirit”
  • “Never Too Late”
  • Protect the Pride –Director Jon Favreau, the Lion Recovery Fund and conservationists highlight efforts to protect the majestic lions and their home.

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