Disney announced that they are putting into production a Lion King sequel

They have begun production on "The Lion Guard" which will be a made for tv movie in 2015 followed by a tv series for Disney Junior and the Disney Channel.

The Lion Guard will focus on Kion who is the second born cub of Simba and Nala. Koin will take on the role of the Lion Guard.

Nancy Kanter who is Executive Vice President of Original Programming and General Manager at Disney Junior Worldwide said in the press release

“The story of The Lion King has deeply touched families around the world, We look forward to introducing a whole new generation of kids to both the Disney legacy characters and to new friends and heroes.”