Visual effects supervisor John Legato talks THE LION KING (video)

Robert Legato

Disney’s latest “live-action” remake, The Lion King, hits UK cinemas on Friday of this week. To celebrate we’re taking a deep dive on the movie all through this week with clips, featurettes and interviews with the cast and crew.

In this latest interview visual effects supervisor Robert Legato (The Jungle Book) discusses the process which went in to crafting the look of the movie and how the creators sought making the most realistic looking animals.

Check out the video in the player below and head to our Youtube channel for plenty more videos from The Lion King!

Director Jon Favreau’s The Lion King features the voices of Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, Billy Eichner, John Kani, John Oliver, Florence Kasumba, Eric André, Keegan-Michael Key, JD McCrary, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and James Earl Jones.


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