The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar will make its debut tonight on the Disney Channel. The Lion Guard is a spin-off television series of the 1994 film, The Lion King. The series will launch tonight as an hour long television film titled, The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar. The television series will then pick up in January of 2016.
The Lion Guard will feature characters from the original film, The Lion King, as well as the 1998 sequel, The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride. The series will follow Simba and Nala’s youngest son, Kion, as he and his friends build a team to protect the Pride Lands from different types of threats. The Lion Guard is the second TV series to be based off of The Lion King film and the first project based off The Lion King franchise since the release of The Lion King 112 prequel film in 2004.
You can watch The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar TONIGHT!!!! at 7pm ET on the Disney Channel! It will also be available tomorrow on the Watch Disney Channel and Watch Disney Junior apps in case you miss it!
Are there any Lion King fans out there? Who is excited for this new chapter in The Lion King story? Let us know what you think of The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar once you get a chance to watch!
Here is the trailer below!