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Q&A with the Directors of Disney's The Lion King!

Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers, the directors of The Lion King, discuss the classic Disney film.

The Movie Pool recently sat in on a Q&A session with Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers, the directors of Disney's The Lion King, as they reflect on the film, the 3D re-release, and the upcoming Blu-ray release. Following is a transcript of the entire Q&A.

Q - What is your opinion about Broadway Musical The Lion King directed by Julie Taymor?

A - Rob Minkoff: When I first heard that a musical was being contemplated for The Lion King I was concerned it would attempt to be too literal. Beauty & The Beast had already made the leap to the stage and it was very much a replica of the animated movie. I didn't think that kind of approach would work for The Lion King. When Julie Taymor was brought on board

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