This is a call-out to the East Coasters from Ngāti Kahungunu with the biggest, most hysterical laughs. Have you ever considered acting as a hyena? The first round of auditions for the reo Māori version of Disney’s The Lion King have opened, and producers have confirmed which dialects they want for each character. The hyenas would speak the Ngāti Kahungunu reo, the lions were from Tainui, and Timon and Pumbaa were from up in Te Tai Tokerau. Matewa Media was developing Lion King i te reo Māori, after launching Moana Reo Māori in 2018. They were also working on Frozen , set for release late next year. READ MORE: New Aotearoa keyboard makes adding macrons easy for Windows te reo Māori users Embracing the mainstream: Filmmaker Chelsea Winstanley on working with Disney Production starts on te reo Māori versions of Frozen and The Lion King Director Tweedie Waititi said developing the scripts in te reo wasn't as simple as just creating literal rewrites. "It's not just translating words, we are translating the world. We have put a lot of thinking and wānanga into this kaupapa," she said. To choose which iwi should voice different characters, the producers had looked at… Read full this story
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