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Written by Chief Editor.

The live-action version of The Lion King arrives on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere October 11 and physically on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 22.

Directed by Jon Favreau, the summer blockbuster, which reigned supreme with audiences worldwide - earning over $1 billion at the global box office and an A CinemaScore - journeys home with all-new bonus features, music videos and an exclusive extra for Digital consumers.

In-home audiences will feel the love as they trek behind the scenes and to the African savanna through "The Journey to 'The Lion King,'" a three-part documentary that explores the film's creation. It features visits to the Playa Vista production facility where talent, including Donald Glover (voice of 'Simba') honour and elevate the animated classic's iconic music; discussions with Favreau and team who used cutting-edge technology to create photorealistic animals and environments; and filmmaker and cast reflections on the timeless tale that has moved generations. Extras also include: lyric video for Never Too Late by Elton (a new song he and Tim Rice wrote); music video for Spirit by Beyoncé; sing-alongs to the film's unforgettable numbers; and a feature on the Protect the Pride campaign, which focuses on protecting and revitalising the lion population.

In addition, consumers who pre-purchase The Lion King digitally will gain access to "Perfecting the Pride," a feature highlighting the filmmakers' research trip to Africa.

You can pre-order here:

http://di.sn/6000ECcxA.