Disney’s THE LION KING roars to life with an all-star cast!

disney's the lion king

Can’t wait to see this one with the kids, I’ve watched the animated one more times than I can count. I remember watching it at the babysitters house every morning before school for weeks!

Below you will find the cast announcement for Director Jon Favreau’s new take on Disney’s 1994 classic animated film THE LION KING!

THE LION KING roars into theaters everywhere on July 19, 2019!

disney's the lion king

From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Billy Eichner as Timon and Seth Rogen as Pumbaa. Utilizing pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way, “The Lion King” roars into theaters on July 19, 2019.

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