Disney has released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming live-action retelling of “The Lion King,” which roars into theaters next year on July 19, 2019.
Since Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm, the studios have expanded on the “Star Wars” legacy with blockbuster hits like “The Force Awakens”, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “The Last Jedi”. Slated next for the saga is “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” a film where fans are taken to a time before the original trilogy in a western-type tale of how the space cowboy came to be the scoundrel fans have loved since the beginning. But how do you tell an origin story about a prolific, fan-favorite character decades later, and have it feel like it belongs in the same universe, and do the franchise justice? – With a masterfully selected cast and crew. [Read more…]