Los Angeles – Walt
Disney Pictures is re-releasing “The Lion King” in 3D, and RealD said it will
manufacture Simba-themed 3D glasses to go with the film.
A limited quantity
of the glasses are being made, which will be distributed at theaters for free with
the purchase of a child’s ticket to see “The Lion King” in 3D. They will be
distributed exclusively through RealD 3D-equipped theatres in North America
beginning Sept. 16, the company said.
The glasses are
sealed in individual packaging and are designed to fit children 8 years and