Disney's studio used the work of Quebecker to return The king of lions on the screen. Louis Morriset allowed the characters of Simba, Nale, Mufase and Zazu to come to life in a new reinterpretation of the classic cartoon.
Creating animals from scratch is not a small task. They also prepare them for the conversation. Thus, Louis Morriset gave 13 months for animation of characters in different sequences for a total duration of … 60 seconds.
"No animals were used for the film, so everything is created with a computer. Yes, that's a lot of work. But it's also very pleasant if you think that film allows people to escape for two hours, "adds Morriset.
Many of them responded to the call The king of lions from the release in theaters last Friday. In the first three days, Disney's new blockbuster has created more than 2.3 million dollars in Quebec.
Memories of childhood
The experience was particularly important for Louise Morriset, who remembers that he watched the original animated film that was released in 1994. 25 years later, a young Quebec man received new dialogues, this time taken by Beyoncé, Donald Glover and company to give them life thanks to jungle animals.
"I grew up with this movie, so it was really special for me to work The king of lions. I was very emotional in the animation of Mustaf's character [le père du héros, Simba NDLR] because his voice was made by James Earl Jones, as in a cartoon, "he says.
Only 25 years later, Louis Morriset has already worked on big names in film and television. Before joining the team The king of lions, Québécois prepared his classes on productions like Wonder Woman in Justice League. On the small screen, he helped to make Mind Flayer, an important monster of the last season, Stranger Things.
Around the world
These experiences often led him to work outside of Quebec. for The king of lionshe set up his bags in London when he finished recording. Then he went to Munich, Germany, where he is currently working on "continuing the recent Hollywood production", which he has to silence for a while.
My work makes it possible for me to travel. I was in Vancouver before London. And here, after Munich, I would like to work in Australia or New Zealand in order to complete the world tour, "he laughs.