As soon as you hear the title The Lion King you probably have a song start in your head. It may be Can You Feel the Love Tonight or even The Circle of Life – the movie is iconic, and one that will instantly give you an ear worm. Later this month The Lion King is being to re-released on Walt Disney’s Signature Collection, with new features.
This weekend to celebrate the new THE LION KING in-home release, a special sing along screening hosted by The Walt Disney Studios and Fandango took place at the Greek Theatre in Los Angelos. The evening kicked off with a special musical performance by the sensational Tshidi Manye, who currently stars as Rafiki in the long-running Broadway production of THE LION KING. Manye performed the show’s iconic opening number, “Circle of Life,” live.
WHO: Don Hahn (producer, The Lion King), Tshidi Manye (Rafiki in Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway), Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills, 90210), Chuck Liddell (former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion), Mario Lopez (Extra, Saved By the Bell), Sean Maguire (Once Upon a Time), Beverly Mitchell (7th Heaven), Ian Ziering (Sharknado, Beverly Hills, 90210), Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers), Monique Coleman (We Are Family, High School Musical), Ever Carradine (The Handmaid’s Tale), , Brad Kane (singing voice of Disney’s Aladdin), Cynthia Olavarría (Former Miss Universe Contestant), Kayla Maisonet (Disney Channel’s Stuck in the Middle),Issak Presley (Disney Channel’s Stuck in the Middle), Jillian Shea Spaeder (Disney XD’s Walk the Prank), Tobie Windham (Disney XD’s Walk the Prank), Brandon Severs (Disney XD’s Walk the Prank), Madison Hu (Disney Channel’s Bizaardvark), Jason Maybaum(Disney Channel’s Raven’s Home), Issac Ryan Brown (Disney Channel’s Raven’s Home), Nathanial Potvin (Disney XD’s Mech-X4), Miguelito (singer), Nikki Hahn (Disney Channel’s Adventures in Babysitting), Paula Garces (Devious Maids, The Shield)
ABOUT THE LION KING WALT DISNEY SIGNATURE COLLECTION:
The coming-of-age masterpiece, filled with humor and heart, breathtaking animation and soul-stirring Academy Award®–winning music (1994: Best Original Score and Best Original Song, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”), arrives on Digital and FandangoNOW on Aug. 15 and on Blu-ray and DVD on Aug. 29.