NEWS that a live action remake of The Lion King is in the works has been met with both excitement and trepidation by fans of the original film. Sources reckon the project was fast-tracked after the incredible success of The Jungle Book, which has already made millions despite only being released in April. A release date is yet to be unveiled, but in the meantime, here are a few things you may not have known about the original family classic. At the same time as The Lion King, Disney were also working on Pocahontas, which was released almost exactly a year later. The moment adult Simba collapses on the edge of a rock face, sending a cloud of dust flying into the night air was paused on many an occasion by eagle-eyed viewers. He only discovered who voiced his love interest in the film — Nala — when he rocked up at the premiere it was actress Moira Kelly.
FROM inappropriate words hidden in the sky in The Lion King to suggestive language in Aladdin, a Disney insider has opened up about five hidden sexual messages. THE wonderful world of Disney has long been suspected of hiding subliminal sexual messages in its animated films. From inappropriate words hidden in the sky in The Lion King to suggestive language in Aladdin , the evidence against the Mouse seems to mount up fast Is there a hidden sexual message in Aladdin? To learn the truth behind the supposed sexual images in Disney films, HuffPost Entertainment spoke with former Disney animater Tom Sito. The bishop seems like he enjoys weddings a little too much. A close look at the man during the marriage scene in Little Mermaid appears to show him getting an erection.
About halfway to three-fourths of the way through the film, Simba, Pumbaa, and Timon are lying on their backs, looking up at the stars. Simba arises, walks over to the edge of a cliff, and flops to the ground, throwing up a cloud of dust. Eddies of dust form and dissipate in the roiling cloud, and at one point the various curves and angles in these eddies appear to form the letters S-E-X. It takes a bit of persistence to see specific letters in the shapes formed by the swirling dust clouds, even when the video is played in slow motion. A 4-year-old boy from New York or Louisiana , viewing the video with his head tilted to the left, supposedly noticed the appearance of the letters S-E-X and told his mother or aunt about it.
Buena Vista Pictures via Everett Collection. The tale of the young lion Simba — voiced in the movie by Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Matthew Broderick — who grows up to overthrow the reign of his evil uncle Scar Jeremy Irons became a global phenomenon, augmented by the songs of Elton John and Tim Rice. Even if you know that the film was nominated for four Academy Awards, here are some fun facts about the movie that you might not know. The movie was the first Disney feature-length animated film to be created from an original script idea.