‘The Lion King’ to get 3D release

Disney will release The Lion King in 3D this fall, both in theaters and on Blu-ray Disc. The 2-time Oscar winning film (Best Original Score & Best Original Song) will get a two-week run in 3D theaters starting on September 16, followed by the release of several Blu-ray Disc editions on October 4, 2011. The Blu-ray Disc editions include a 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, and 8-Disc Trilogy. (A single disc DVD edition will release on November 15.)

“We’re showcasing one of the all-time favorite Disney movies in theaters and making it available in Blu-ray hi-def and in Blu-ray 3D—it’s the must-see, must-own title for everyone,” said Bob Chapek, president of distribution, The Walt Disney Studios.

The Lion King Diamond Editions include:

4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (suggested retail: $49.99 U.S./ $56.99 Canada)
“The Lion King” = Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray 2D + DVD + Digital Copy

2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (suggested retail: $39.99 U.S./$46.99 Canada)
“The Lion King” = Blu-ray 2D + DVD

8-Disc Trilogy (suggested retail: $100.00 U.S./ $115.00 Canada)
“The Lion King” = Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray 2D + DVD + Digital Copy
“The Lion King 1 1/2” = Blu-ray 2D + DVD
“The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride” = Blu-ray 2D + DVD

The Lion King Diamond Editions are now available to pre-order from Amazon and direct from Disney.

SOURCE: Disney

Share this post

PinIt
Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot

Jeff Chabot writes about technology, broadcasting, and digital entertainment. You can also find him on Gameverse, Gadget Review, and Google+.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

scroll to top