This Is the Only Live-Action Disney Movie That Should Get a Franchise

Say what you will about Walt Disney Studios’ live-action remakes, but they’ve certainly had some success — and especially after the positive response to their most recent take on The Little Mermaid, it’s no wonder that more are being greenlit.

News broke recently that Disney wants to expand 2019’s The Lion King into its own Star Wars-like franchise, beginning with Mufasa: The Lion King, a prequel surrounding Simba’s father’s history, as well as their Aladdin remake from that same year.

There may be some doubt on the latter, but it does inspire the question if either of these are actually worthy of the franchise treatment, or if there’s another movie that is.

If you ask me, there’s a film already set to be a live-action remake that deserves a franchised expansion.

It’s a movie about a boy who went from zero to hero and found his place in the world…

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