Hans Zimmer discusses (re)scoring THE LION KING (video)

Hans Zimmer

Disney’s latest “live-action” remake, The Lion King, hits UK cinemas tomorrow and 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 our next video interview we’re sitting down with legendary film composer Hans Zimmer to discuss returning to the franchise. Zimmer won an Oscar for his contributions to the 1994 version of the movie, working alongside Elton John to create a classic Disney score.

This time around he’s brought Pharrell Williams in to the mix to spice up the soundscape.

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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