Disney is the latest studio to announce plans to release one of its classic films in 3D. Its 1994 hit The Lion King is scheduled to return to theaters on September 16 for a two-week run in 3D. A 3D Blu-ray version will then go on sale at video retailers on October 15 The studio said on Wednesday that the movie already is the best-selling home entertainment release of all time, not including two direct-to-video sequels, The Lion King 1 1/2 and The Lion King II Simba's Pride. " While Toy Story and Toy Story 2 were successfully released in 3D last year, those films were produced on computers originally, and it is far easier to convert them to 3D than hand-drawn animated fare like The Lion King .

02/06/2011