the Remake of the animated djurfilmen to premiere July 19, 2019. The impressions may be bordered by strong protests.
so Far, 30,000 people signed a petition against that Disneykoncernen persist in using the”hakuna matata” – swahili for ”no problem” and also the title of a song in the film. The term is used in, among others, in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Mozambique and Congo-Kinshasa. The initiator of the protestskrivelsen is Zimbabwefödda Shelton Mpala who rages against Disney's acted:
say NO to Disney and other groups or individuals who try branding language, term or phrases that they created. I similar to this at colonialism and robbery, a reclamation of something that you do not have the right to,” writes the Mpala in the appeal.
According to the u.s. NPR is the phrase ”hakuna matata” trademarked by Disney since 2003 in order to prevent competitors to manufacture the shirts, stuffed animals and other filmrelaterade products provided with the expression.
Among the röstskådespelarna in the upcoming remake of ”the lion king” plays Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Oliver, Keegan-Michael Key, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and James Earl Jones.