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Barry Jenkins to helm sequel to live-action 'Lion King' movie

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Barry Jenkins to helm sequel to live-action 'Lion King' movie

Barry Jenkins to helm sequel to live-action 'Lion King' movie

According to 'Entertainment Weekly,' Jenkins has signed on to direct a follow-up to Jon Favreau's 2019 film.


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Barry Jenkins Signs On For Lion King Sequel [Video]

Barry Jenkins Signs On For Lion King Sequel

CNN reports that Oscar-winner Barry Jenkins has signed on to direct a sequel of the "The Lion King." The live-action "Lion King" was a success, grossing an estimated $1.66 billion worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo. The cast included Donald Glover and Beyoncé. Jenkins said that being able to work with Disney and expand it's reach into the African diaspora is "a dream come true."

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BTS' Label Big Hit Entertainment Goes Public, Barry Jenkins' 'The Lion King' Prequel In the Works & More | THR News [Video]

BTS' Label Big Hit Entertainment Goes Public, Barry Jenkins' 'The Lion King' Prequel In the Works & More | THR News

A first look at season four of 'The Crown' is here, 'The Lion King' prequel movie is in the works with Oscar-winning 'Moonlight' filmmaker Barry Jenkins and BTS is set to make millions when their label Big Hit Entertainment goes public in October.

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Barry Jenkins Set to Helm 'Lion King' Prequel | THR News [Video]

Barry Jenkins Set to Helm 'Lion King' Prequel | THR News

More Lion King is on the way, courtesy of director Barry Jenkins. The Oscar-winning 'Moonlight' filmmaker will helm a prequel to Disney's 2019 hit. 'Lion King' scribe Jeff Nathanson has penned a draft of the prequel.

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