Just as songwriter Elton John was brought back to work on the new version of The Lion King, so was the original film’s score composer, Hans Zimmer. Just thinking about The Lion King brings back a rush of emotions for Zimmer, who told us the original film came to him at a pivotal point in his life. Because of those great memories, he was more than happy to return for the remake. (Click on the media bar below to hear Hans Zimmer)
You can still catch The Lion King in theaters now.