May 29, 2024 4:04 am

Mufasa: The Lion King Director Reacts to Fans Saying Hes 'Too Talented' for 'Soulless' Disney
Mufasa: The Lion King Director Reacts to Fans Saying Hes 'Too Talented' for 'Soulless' Disney

Mufasa: The Lion King Director Reacts to Fans Saying Hes ‘Too Talented’ for ‘Soulless’ Disney

Director Barry Jenkins has taken to social media to defend his involvement in the upcoming Mufasa: The Lion King movie – a prequel and sequel to 2019’s live-action styled Lion King remake. The project was first announced in 2020, with Jenkins attached to direct the film from the very beginning. However, after Jenkins shared the latest trailer online, he was met with surprisingly complimentary backlash, which he very promptly responded to.Barry Jenkins’ post on Twitter/X was met with comments questioning why the Oscar-winning director of Moonlight was overseeing a project for Disney.

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​Barry Jenkins responds to fans criticizing his involvement with “Iger’s soulless machine” after the Mufasa trailer dropped online. Read More