The Music of The Lion King

1618481007499884605In its early development The Lion King was actually titled King of the Jungle until they realized that there are no lions living in the jungle. It also wasn’t originally intended to be a musical. It was almost supposed to be more like an animated National Geographic special. At the time, the movie Pocahontas was also in production at the Disney Studios and that was the movie that everyone thought was going to be the big blockbuster. That’s the movie that had all the A team while The Lion King really was the B team. No one saw this coming as a hit.

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