World Secrets: The Top 7 (Scandalous?) Things You May Not Know About The Lion King

Published May 30, 2013 by Disneyways.com

  A scandalous Simba? Could it really be true? Read these top 7 things you may not know about the Lion King – and judge for yourself.

7. When Simba collapses on the cliff, it appears that the pollen that flies off the cliff forms the word “sex,” but it was actually “SFX,” the abbreviation for the special-effects team that worked on the film.

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6. In early script drafts, Scar was not related to Mufasa. However, the writers thought making the two related would be more interesting.

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5. Initially, the reason an adult Nala wandered so far from Pride Rock was supposed to be because Scar had banished her for ignoring his romantic advances.

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4. James Earl Jones (Mufasa) and Madge Sinclair (Sarabi) were also the king and queen in Coming to America.

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3. Reportedly, the “Be Prepared” scene was inspired by footage of Nazis marching by Adolf Hitler on a podium.

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2. “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” was originally written as a song for Mufasa titled “To Be King.” It was reworked after they discovered the song didn’t work with James Earl Jones’ singing voice.

1. Pumbaa is the first Disney character to ever fart.

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Info and Photo credit – BuzzFeed.com

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One comment on “World Secrets: The Top 7 (Scandalous?) Things You May Not Know About The Lion King

  • I am dying over the pumbaa fact! I also had no idea that Madge Sinclair was the voice of the Queen, but it makes perfect sense. We are big Coming to America fans here!

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