Disney announces follow-up to live action version of 'The Lion King'

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
3:13 | 09/30/20

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that but right now it is something else we're looking forward to, "Pop news" with Lara Spencer. Good morning, you guys. So much to get to so let's just start with it now. The circle of life continues. This morning, Disney announcing a follow-up movie to last year's live action version of "The lion king." This time with Barry Jenkins set to direct, the story will reportedly follow the rise of simba's father mufasa. His second project with Disney currently working on a biopic of Alvin Ailey. Also popping, Jennifer aniston admitting she almost quit acting just before she was cast in "The morning show." On the podcast hosted by her friends Bateman asked and she had this surprising answer. I would have to say the last two years that has crossed my mind which it never did before. Really? Why is that. Because you feel satisfied. Or before you started "The morning show." It was after a job I had completed and I was like, whoa, that was rally -- that sucked the life out of me and I don't know if this is what interests me. Well, thankfully she did stick it out an her role earning her a S.A.G. Award this year. She would not spill on which project she was talking about. Sticking with positive she did tell the boys her two favorite roles, Rachel green on "Friends" and 2011 comedy "Just go with it" co-starring Adam Sandler which I need to watch again. We can finally announce to you the winger of "People" magazine's world's cutest rescue dog. It wasn't you. Thousands entered. All were worthy. Only one can win and the precious pup is lamb chop. Love this dog. 12 pounds of love. A Maltese rescued from a puppy mill where she was made to breed repeatedly lamb chop is now thriving and wins a supply of dog food and thousand dollar donation to an animal rescue of her owner's choice. It was great to share her story in the hopes of making sure no other dog has to live a similar life. Read more about it in this week's issue of "People" magazine. It was an honor being one of your judges. You'll get over it, honey. Finally this morning five parrots are in trouble for using "Fowl" language, yes, I said it. These parrots in the uk ruffled more than a few feathers for swearing at visitors as they walk by their enclosure. According to the park director, these dirty birds flew off the handle in pandemic egging each other on by seemingly laughing as the others hurled curse words at passers by. The director says you name it, they can and have said it. Needless to say they have since been moved to a private enclosure and on that note, I will send it back to you in the studio, Amy. Thank you very much. They had to learn it from

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