New Lion – level 1

17-03-2021 07:00

MGM is a US film studio. It starts in 1924. It has a very famous mascot. The mascot is a lion. He roars. MGM shows a golden circle around the lion.

MGM has six different lions. Leo the Lion is the most popular one. He is the mascot of MGM since 1957. Filmmakers use different materials 70 years ago.

The lion is not good for today´s technology. MGM makes a new lion in a computer. The lion looks very similar. The quality is better.

MGM wants to show the new lion before the latest ‘James Bond’ film. It is in 2019. Then cinemas must close. The ‘James Bond’ film will be in cinemas in 2021.

MGM does not want to wait. The studio shows the new lion last week.

Difficult words: mascot (a person or thing which represents a company), roar (when a lion or another wild animal makes a loud sound), quality (how good or bad something is).

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