Disclosure: I received a copy of this combo pack for review. All opinions are always 100% honest and my own.
The Lion King Blu-Ray/Digital HD Walt Disney Signature Collection Combo Pack and NEW BONUSES
The Lion King Blu-Ray is finally out of the vault as part of the Walt Disney Signature Collection! This Walt Disney Signature Collection comes with extra features like behind the scenes commentary and more, and it’s ALL remastered in full 1080P on Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack and Digital. It’s all there for us to enjoy on The Lion King Blu-Ray release, and it’s the perfect time to add this classic to your collection.
This version of The Lion King was announced at the D23 Expo alongside an announcement of a live-action The Lion King coming to theaters. So we have a double shot of awesome with this Walt Disney Signature Collection The Lion King release.
The Lion King Blu-Ray Extras
The Walt Disney Signature Collection The Lion King Blu-Ray/DVD + Digital combo pack is packed full of extras that any lover of this classic film will love. You’ll have access to everything from audio commentary to behind the scenes looks. deleted scenes and more. Take a look!
Brand New Sing-Along Version
Enjoy The Lion King like never before with a sing-along version that the kids will love.
Producer, Don Hahn and co-directors, Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, provide running commentary of this beloved classic.
Visualizing a Villain
David Garibaldi paints a masterpiece of evil against a backdrop of live dancers and the animated Be Prepared sequence.
The Recording Sessions
See rare footage of the actors recording their roles and matched with the final animation. Also, features an introduction by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff.
Nathan and Matthew: The Extended The Lion King Conversation
Nathan Lane, the voice of Timon, and Matthew Broderick, the voice of Adult Simba, offer candid and hilarious insights into their The Lion King Experiences.
Inside the Story Room
See footage of five original story pitches presented by co-directors, Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff:
- Circle of Life – See how color creates emotion and meaning in the film’s iconic opening.
- Simba & Nala – See how elements proposed in story meetings evolve into what appears on screen.
- Simba Takes Nala Out to Play – See how sometimes, what seems funny in story meetings never makes it into the film.
- Hakuna Matata – Co-directors, Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, sing, act, and dance their hearts out as they pitch the Hakuna Matata sequence.
- Rafiki and Reflecting Pool – Co-directors, Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff, pitch a sequence that became the emotional heart of The Lion King to the producer, Don Hahn.
Music and More
Kids and adults can sing along to their favorite songs from the film, including:
- Circle of Life (my favorite that makes me cry all the time!)
- I Just Can’t Wait to Be King
- Be Prepared
- Hakuna Matata
- Can You Feel the Love Tonight
There’s a ton of fun galleries to explore from character design to storyboards on The Lion-King Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack.
- Visual Development – Explore a gallery of striking artwork that inspired the movie’s look and feel.
- Character Design – Trace the development of the film’s unforgettable characters through early concept art drawings.
- Storyboards – Examine storyboards created in the development of The Lion King.
- Layouts – Feast your eyes on layouts created in the development of The Lion King.
- Backgrounds and Layouts – Journey through a gallery of landscape paintings that shaped the world of The Lion King.
Classic Bonus Features
The Digital portion of The Lion Kind Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack contains all the bonus features from prior home entertainment releases including hours of bloopers, audio commentary, deleted and alternate scenes, and in-depth looks at the music, film, story, animals, and stage show. I’m super excited to have had my copy of the movie SIGNED by Ernie Sabella (Voice of Pumbaa) himself!
The Lion King Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack is Chock Full of Goodness
The Lion King Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack is out of the vault and ready for you to bring home. It’s packed full of tons of extras to give you an even deeper look at this classic animated coming of age tale from Disney. If you love The Lion King, there’s no better version to get than The Lion King Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack from the Walt Disney Signature Collection.
Purchase your personal copy of The Lion King on Blu-Ray/Dvd now!