Build-A-Bear releases new ‘The Lion King’ collection

Courtesy: Build-A-Bear Workshop

CLEVELAND — Build-A-Bear Workshop is making it easy to take your favorite Lion King character home with you.

The toy company has released a new collection in anticipation of the live-action version of the Disney movie that hits theaters July 19.

The new Build-A-Bear collection features plush animals that resemble Nala, Simba, Pumbaa and Timon.

The Lion King Build-A-Bears are available in stores and online and range from $15 to $35 in price.

Those who shop in-store will get the full Build-A-Bear experience of stuffing the bear and performing a special heart ceremony.

On the weekends of July 19-21 and August 2-4, shoppers will also be able to participate in movie-themed activities and receive an exclusive movie poster.

Click here to find a Build-A-Bear store near you.

The Lion King is slated for release on July 19.  Advanced tickets to see the film are already available on Fandango, and select theaters’ websites.

More on The Lion King, here.

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