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"The Lion King" production team -- press representative Chris Boneau, composer Lebo M, advertising representative Rick Elice, producers Peter Schneider and Thomas Schumacher, and director, costume and mask designer Julie Taymor -- talk about the development of the animated film, the subsequent development of the theatrical show led by Taymor's vision, forming a creative design team, merging Western and African music into a unique collaborative sound, the publicity and advertising challenges, and marketing a nearly sold-out show for a long run.

Episode credited cast:
Chris Boneau Chris Boneau - Himself
Ted Chapin Ted Chapin - Himself - Moderator
Rick Elice Rick Elice - Himself
Lebo M. Lebo M. - Himself
Peter Schneider Peter Schneider - Himself
Thomas Schumacher Thomas Schumacher - Himself
Julie Taymor Julie Taymor - Herself
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