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'The Lion King' Story Continues in Disney Channel's 'The Lion Guard'

10 June 2014 1:23 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Disney Television Animation has begun production on The Lion Guard, an animated television movie and series that continues the story introduced 20 years ago in the acclaimed Disney animated film The Lion King. Geared towards kids age 2-7 and their families, The Lion Guard television movie will premiere in Fall 2015, and the subsequent series will debut in early 2016 on Disney Junior and Disney Channel.

The wildlife education experts at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park will serve as consultants on The Lion Guard stories, which will incorporate themes of conservation, family and community while also highlighting problem-solving, creative thinking and diversity. Author and Swahili expert Sarah Mirza is the language and cultural advisor.

Nancy Kanter, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, Disney Junior Worldwide, had this to say in a statement.

"The story of The Lion King has deeply touched families around the world since its original theatrical release 20 years ago. »

- MovieWeb

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