Hear, hear.The big problem for me, and plenty of others I would assume, is the fact that the original was so good. You aren't going to improve on the original so why bother remaking it. Lets just say that will smith isnt a complete fail and he's not too bad. He will NEVER compare to Robin in that role. It will always be a 2nd fiddle performance. Its also just a lazy effort. Instead of coming up with new classics, just rehash the old ones.
I’m excited for Lion King though. Love Jon Favreau.