Fairness Rocks News Why Original ‘Lion King’ Writers Are Losing Out With This Year’s Remake


Fairness Rocks News Why Original ‘Lion King’ Writers Are Losing Out With This Year’s Remake

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Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: January 11, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Why Original ‘Lion King’ Writers Are Losing Out With This Year’s Remake

Storyboard artist Jorgen Klubien looks back fondly on his contribution to Disney’s hit 1994 film The Lion King and is proud that producers acknowledged his conceptualization of a key scene by awarding him a coveted “story” credit. That’s why it stung when he learned that his credit may not appear on this summer’s CGI-enhanced remake, due out July 19, despite a trailer in December that indicates the new movie will hew closely to the original script.

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