Scarlet arrived dressed for the occasion, looking super cute in her Nala-inspired outfit.
In Scarlet’s opening speech, she said, “Disney has a great surprise, just for very special eyes. Singing, dancing, that’s my thing.”
Scarlet, who was joined by Vicki and Hayden Kho on stage, began reciting a few lines from “Hakuna Matata.” Vicki said, “Hakuna matata, what a wonderful world!” Scarlet was quick to correct her mom and shouted, “Phrase!”
Vicki said that Scarlet is a big fan of The Lion King and has watched the cartoon version around 30 times. She said, “It’s such a wonderful story about courage, family, and friendship.”
Hayden added, “I grew up watching The Lion King. Now, Scarlet and her generation will see a new interpretation of this classic story and it will become a film that we share.”
He continued, “One of the things I love about the film is the unconventional friendship between Simba, Timon, and Pumba. It teaches us to stop judging based on appearances and the value of friendship in our lives.”
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