The Lion King (2019)

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Release Date: July 19

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writers:

Jeff Nathanson (screenplay), Brenda Chapman (story) | 3 more credits »
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Production Notes from IMDbPro

Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Updated: 11 June 2019
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Seth Rogen ... Pumbaa (voice)
Donald Glover ... Simba (voice)
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Scar (voice)
James Earl Jones ... Mufasa (voice)
John Kani ... Rafiki (voice)
Keegan-Michael Key ... Kamari (voice)
Billy Eichner ... Timon (voice)
Amy Sedaris ... (voice)
Beyoncé ... Nala (voice)
Alfre Woodard ... Sarabi (voice)
John Oliver ... Zazu (voice)
Eric André ... Azizi (voice)
Shahadi Wright Joseph ... Young Nala (voice)
Florence Kasumba ... Shenzi (voice)
JD McCrary ... Young Simba (voice)
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Storyline

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The King Has Returned.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sequences of violence and peril, and some thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lion King See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Even though they play Simba and Scar respectively (uncle and nephew), Donald Glover is only six years younger than Chiwetel Ejiofor. Similarly in the original 1994 animated film, the voice of Simba (Matthew Broderick) was only 13 years younger than the voice of Scar (Jeremy Irons). See more »

Quotes

Mufasa: [from trailer] Everything you see - exists together in a delicate balance. While others search for what they can take, a true king searches for what he can give.
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Soundtracks

I Just Can't Wait to Be King
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and Produced by Mark Mancina
Performed by JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph with John Oliver
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