Sundance: Disney’s Lion King and Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk shown

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A first-look look at Disney’s live-action Lion King and Christopher Nolan’s World War II epic Dunkirk will be among the highlights at the 19th annual Sundance Film Festival.

Seth Rogen’s semi-autobiographical horror movie The Old Man & the Gun, another Amazon release, and Alfonso Cuaron’s silent classic Roma will also be shown.

UK directors including Sam Taylor-Johnson, Laurie Metcalf and Billy Wilder will appear at the event.

The annual gathering will take place in Park City, Utah from 4-15 January.

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Mark Gordon, a producer on the TV series Grey’s Anatomy and Innocent, will discuss his career as well as Roxanne Roxanne, the documentary about rap star Roxanne Shanté.

Metcalf, whose movie Puzzle won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance last year, will talk about her forthcoming project, Office Christmas Party.

Black Mirror creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones will appear, as will the late director Billy Wilder, and Ron Howard.

Wilder, who directed Some Like It Hot, will be received as part of a retrospective.

Carrie Coon, who is known for her roles in Fargo and The Leftovers, will appear in Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore.

Coon is one of two new members of this year’s jury, along with comedian Tiffany Haddish.

The festival will screen more than 1,600 features and short films.

An anonymous benefactor named Robert Redford started the event in Park City, Utah in 1985.

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