Disney studios have used the work of a Quebec to bring back The Lion King On the screen. Louis Morriset allowed the characters of Simba, Nala, Mufasa and Zazu to be alive in the new interpreting of the classic cartoon.
Creating animals from scratch is not a small task. And make them talk. So, Louis Morriset sets 13 months of work to revive these characters during various sequences of a total duration of … 60 seconds.
"No animals were used for this film, so everything was created by a computer. So yes, there is a lot of work. But it's also very pleasing when you think that the film allows people to escape for two hours," adds Morris.
Many of them have answered the call Lion King Since his release at theaters last Friday. In the first three days, Disney's new blockbuster generated more than $ 2.3 million in Quibec.
The experience was particularly significant for Louis Morriset, who recalled that he watched a loop in the original animated film released in 1994. 25 years later, the young man from Quibec City received the new dialogues. This time, recorded by Beyonce, Donald Glow and company, gave them life thanks to the animals of the jungle.
"I grew up with this movie, so it is really for me to work with The Lion King. I was very emotional doing the animation of Mustafa's character [le père du héros, Simba NDLR] Because his voice is produced by James Earl Jones, like in the cartoon, "he says.
Just 25 years old, Louis Morriset has been working on huge footage in film and television. Before joining the team Lion KingQuébécois made his classes on productions such as Wonder Woman And Justice League. On the small screen, he helped bring Mind Flayer, a great monster of the last season of life to life. Stranger Things.
Around the world
The experiences often led him to work outside of Quebec. For The Lion KingIt was in London that he put his bags on as he finished filming. He then traveled to Munich, Germany, where he is currently working on "continuing a last Hollywood production" which he has to quench for the moment.
"My job allows me to travel. For London, I was in Vancouver. And here, in Munich, I would like to work in Australia or New Zealand to complete my world tour," he laughs.