Why ‘The Lion King’ Should’ve Won the Golden Globe for ‘Best Animated Feature’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Hans Zimmer and the cast of Disney

Simba often is the king of Pride Rock, (and the field workplace,) however this film dissatisfied followers on the 2020 Golden Globes. Although The Lion King earned nominations in a number of classes, different animated and live-action movies gained over Disney’s photo-real remake. Here’s why The Lion King, and Beyoncé, ought to’ve gained at this award present.

Hans Zimmer and the cast of Disney's photo-real adaptation of 'The Lion King'
Hans Zimmer and the solid of Disney’s photo-real adaptation of ‘The Lion King’ | Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

Disney premiered their photo-real adaptation of ‘The Lion King’ throughout summer season 2019

During summer season 2019, Disney’s photo-real adaptation of The Lion King pounced into theaters, bringing the corporate over a billion {dollars} in field workplace gross sales. This movie featured a predominately new solid, a brand new track, and the identical lovable characters native to Pride Rock. However, The Lion King differed from the unique animated film primarily by its CGI animation.

“I knew that with the instruments that we had and what the know-how needed to provide and the workforce that had completed such an awesome job on Jungle Book that there was a chance right here to indicate the naturalism of that world,” Director Jon Favreau stated throughout an interview for The Big Ticket podcast. “I understood how to make animals act and talk through animation.”

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This animated film featured the voices of Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and even Seth Rogen

This adaptation of The Lion King featured a star-studded solid, voice performing for characters like Simba, Nala, Timon, and Pumbaa. Among the best-known actors are Donald Glover (Childish Gambino,) Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, James Earl Jones, and Grammy-award successful singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.

Beyoncé took her involvement one step additional, writing an album impressed by the story of The Lion King and African tradition. The Lion King: The Gift featured musicians and producers from Africa, along with musicians like Donald Glover, Jay-Z, and Kendrick Lamar.

Beyoncé’s track, “Spirit” seems on this album, in addition to the soundtrack for the unique movement image. It was this track that earned a nomination on the Golden Globes, for “Best Original Song.” Additionally, The Lion King earned a nomination within the “Best Animated Feature” class.

Which film gained the Golden Globe for ‘Best Animated Feature?’

A couple of months after its premiere, Disney’s The Lion King earned nominations for the 2020 Golden Globes. It was nominated within the “Best Animated Feature” class, together with motion pictures like Toy Story 4, Frozen 2, and Missing Link.

However, to the frustration of Disney followers all over the place, The Lion King misplaced on this class to Missing Link. Beyoncé and The Lion King misplaced within the “Best Original Song” class to Elton John and his Rocketman track, “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again.”

There’s nonetheless an opportunity for The Lion King to seize just a few Academy Awards, as some predict nominations within the “Best Original Song” and “Best Animated Feature” classes. “Spirit” already earned a nomination on the Grammy Awards, which occur later throughout January 2020.

The authentic animated model of The Lion King is presently obtainable for streaming on Disney+. The 2019 adaptation joins the streaming service’s library on Jan. 28, 2020. Until then, followers can hearken to the movie’s authentic soundtrack on Spotify, Apple Music, and different platforms.

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