By Michael Slezak
Updated July 14, 2006 at 09:32 PM EDT

This just in from PopWatch’s Hollywood bureau:

The Lion KingBambi mashup? It’s dead.
– Same for the Jiminy Cricket-Mickey Mouse vehicle.
– The world’s most powerful animated rodent has instead decided to try to breathe new life info a long-running film franchise.
– And The March of the Penguins 2, it’s gonna kill at the box office.

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