Disneynature to Donate Proceeds from “Monkey Nature” to Benefit Conservation International (@Disneynature)


Life is an adventure for Maya, the clever and resourceful blonde-bobbed monkey in Monkey Kingdom,Disneynatures new feature film set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Mayas world isforever changed when she welcomes her son, Kip, into her complicated extended family. Like all families, Mayashas more than its share of colorful personalitiesand shes determined to give her son a leg up in the world. Whentheir longtime home at Castle Rock is taken over by powerful neighboring monkeys, Maya’s whole family retreats,and she uses her street smarts and ingenuity to uncover untapped resources amidst strange new creatures andunsettling surroundings. Ultimately, they will all have to work together to reclaim Castle Rock, where Maya canhopefully realize her dreams for her sons future.

Featuring a rich variety of characters, including a mischievous mongoose, simple-minded langur monkeys,predatory leopards and monitor lizards, Monkey Kingdom is narrated by Tina Fey (30 Rock), directed by MarkLinfield (Chimpanzee, Earth) and co-directed by Alastair Fothergill (Chimpanzee, Bears).

With music fromaward-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams (“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and theWardrobe,” Shrek movies), Disneynatures eighth True Life Adventurethe follow-up to 2014s Bearsswingsinto theaters April 17, 2015.

With every ticket purchased for DisneynaturesMonkey Kingdomopening week (4/17 4/23), Disney will donate to benefit Conservation International to help benefit monkeys and other endangered species in their natural habitat.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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