The Lion King in 3D - Hakuna Matata Comes Back to Hollywood

Hakuna Matata!
See This Unforgettable Movie
at the El Capitan Theatre,
Now in Breathtaking Disney Digital 3D!
The Lion King
With a Special Live Appearance by
Timon at Every Show!

September 16 – October 6, 2011
El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood


"The Lion King" (L-R) Simba, Pumbaa, Timon

Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre welcomes “The Lion King” for the first time ever in Disney Digital 3D™ from September 16 through October 6, 2011, it was announced today by Lylle Breier, senior vice president of worldwide special events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The El Capitan will even provide “Kid Sized” 3D glasses for this one of a kind experience. A special live appearance by Timon is also featured at every performance.
Daily showtimes are 10:45am, 2:00pm, 4:45pm and 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now, and available at the El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), online at, or by calling 1-800-DISNEY6.  Special group rates for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110.  Showtimes subject to change.

On select days, El Capitan guests may enjoy Breakfast with Timon at the Disney’s Soda Fountain & Studio Store, and then see the 10:45am movie! Seating is limited and reservations are required.
The El Capitan Theatre will also host a special “Tiny Tot Tuesday” on September 20, at 10:45am only. During this special screening of “The Lion King” in Disney Digital 3Dparents and small children can enjoy the movie in a “Tiny Tot” friendly way – complete with lights dimmed rather than out and reduced sound levels!
Commenting on the announcement, Lylle Breier, senior vice president, worldwide special events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, said, “Disney created an instant classic with the original release of ‘The Lion King,’ and its popularity only continues to grow. Now, thanks to the magic of Disney Digital 3D, our guests can experience this animated classic in a whole new way.  The El Capitan Theatre is the perfect place to revisit this epic feature, or experience the laughter, music and majesty of this Disney masterpiece for the very first time.”

"The Lion King" Mufasa

A special two-week theatrical release of The Lion King in Disney Digital 3D™ kicks off nationwide on Sept. 16, 2011, showcasing the Oscar®- and Golden Globe®-winning film on the big screen for the first time ever, and its highly anticipated home entertainment debut kicks off October 4, celebrating the Diamond Edition release of the epic movie The Lion Kingin high-definition Blu-ray™ and Blu-ray 3D™.
Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great "Circle of Life." You will be thrilled by the breathtaking animation, unforgettable Academy Award-winning music (1994: Best Original Score; Best Original Song, "Can You Feel The Love Tonight"), and timeless story. The king of all animated films reigns on Disney Blu-ray 3D: magic in a new dimension!
The Walt Disney Studios plans to release one of its most critically acclaimed animated films of all time, The Lion King, for the first time ever in mesmerizing Disney Blu-ray 3D™ for in-home viewing.  The Lion King: Diamond Edition 3D will be available in market beginning on October 4th as a 5-Disc Combo Pack (providing families with value, versatility and flexibility to enjoy this film on several formats of choice including Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD and/or Digital Copy) and/or 3D Movie Download. For more information, please visit

"The Lion King" (L-R) Simba, Rafiki

Photo Credit: Disney Enterprises



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