LONDON, November 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
27.11.11 18.30, 03.12.11 19.00 and 18.12.11 19.00
UK box office smash hit, The Lion King, roars into living rooms nationwide on Sky 3D for the first time ever in spine tingling 3D TV from 27th November. Forget your worries and be reunited with Nala and Simba as they continue to complete their own 'circle of life'.
This highly anticipated film follows Disney's critically acclaimed re-mastered The Lion King3D, which has totalled a mighty £137.3million at the global box office! Now you can become part of the awe-inspiring 3D entertainment and jump into the magic with family and friends from the comfort of your own home.
Fall in love again with the unforgettable story of this beloved classic with award-winning music and breathtaking scenes like never before as beloved characters Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Scar, Timon and Pumbaa are brought to life in this epic masterpiece in a brand new and unique way.
LION KING SYNOPSIS:
From the moment The Lion King was first released in 1994 it became an instant Disney classic, with audiences the world over falling in love with the characters, story and amazing animation. The film was joined by an award-winning soundtrack that introduced us all to the magic of the Circle of Life and taught us about Timon, Pumbaa and Simba's Problem Free Philosophy, Hakuna Matata. The Lion King is a rip-roaring comedy with an uplifting message of courage, loyalty and hope, an ageless tale for all ages.
About Sky 3D
Sky launched Sky 3D, Europe's first domestic 3D channel to millions of Sky homes in October 2010 with a diverse line-up of movies, documentaries, live sport and further content spanning entertainment and the arts. All Sky+HD viewers with a 3D TV are able to receive Sky 3D, as no set-top box upgrade is required. At no extra charge, customers who subscribe to Sky's top channel and HD pack can receive access to a wide range of 3D movies, entertainment and sports. Sky 3D is compatible with all of the 3D TVs being introduced by Sony, Samsung, LG and Panasonic and works with both 'active' and 'passive' 3D formats. Sky 3D is now available in more than 2,000 pubs and clubs across the UK and Ireland following the world's first commercial launch in April 2010.
About the Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company (TWDC), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: studio entertainment, media networks, consumer products, interactive media group, and parks and resorts. TWDC has had a strong presence in the UK for more than 75 years and currently employs over 3,500 people. TWDC UK is a major film distributor with recent successes including ‘Toy Story 3’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’.
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