As Menken was unavailable, the producers accepted Rice's suggestion of Elton John, 18 after Rice's invitation of abba fell through due to Benny Andersson being busy with the musical Kristina från Duvemåla.
87 The site's critical consensus reads, "Emotionally stirring, richly drawn, and beautifully animated, The Lion King stands tall within Disney's pantheon of classic family films." 88 On Metacritic, the film has a score of 83 out of 100, based on 14 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".
Archived from the original on June 1, 2008."Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen Set as The Lion King's Timon and Pumbaa".51 On October 7, 2003, the film was re-released on VHS and released on DVD for the first time, titled The Lion King: Platinum Edition, as part of Disney's Platinum Edition line of animated classic DVDs.A b " The Lion King home video selling figures".

165 The Lion King also provides one of the worlds featured in the 2011 action-adventure game Disney Universe, 166 and Simba was featured in the Nintendo DS title Disney Friends (2008).
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Elton John and lyricist, tim Rice, with a score by, hans Zimmer.
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36 The use of the song " The Lion Sleeps Tonight " in a scene with Timon and Pumbaa led to disputes between Disney and the family of South African Solomon Linda, who composed the song (originally titled "Mbube in 1939.In 2016, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".37 Release For The Lion King 's first film trailer, Disney opted to feature a single scene, the entire opening sequence with the song "Circle of Life"."Beyoncé joins cast of Disney's live-action 'Lion King.Realizing that he can no longer run from his past, Simba decides to return to the Pride Lands.

138 139 CGI remake Main article: The Lion King (2019 film) In September 2016, following the critical and financial success of The Jungle Book, Walt Disney Pictures announced that they were developing a CGI remake of The Lion King by the same name, with Jon.
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A b c The Lion King: Platinum Edition (Disc 2 Origins (DVD).