The Lion Guard To Be New Lion King Spinoff!

Fans of the 1994 Disney Classic The Lion King have some big news to get excited about this week, with the announcement of the The Lion Guard, and upcoming Disney Channel original movie and series!The Lion Guard Lion King Sequel

The upcoming series revolves around Kion, the son of Simba and Nala and younger sister of Kiara. Kion is the leader of a group of animal warriors called the Lion Guard, in charge of protecting the Pride Lands.

Kion's Lion Guard includes a cheetah, egret, hippo and honey badger. We can't wait to meet these characters in the new show!

The Lion Guard will begin with a TV movie airing on the Disney Channel in fall of 2015. The series will begin airing toward the beginning of 2016!

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