CGI and live-action re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic.

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writers:

Jeff Nathanson (screenplay), Brenda Chapman (story) | 3 more credits »
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140 ( 209)
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Status: Post-production | See complete list of  »
Updated: 29 September 2018
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Donald Glover ... Simba (voice)
Seth Rogen ... Pumbaa (voice)
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Scar (voice)
James Earl Jones ... Mufasa (voice)
Billy Eichner ... Timon (voice)
Beyoncé ... Nala (voice)
Keegan-Michael Key ... Kamari (voice)
Alfre Woodard ... Sarabi (voice)
John Kani ... Rafiki (voice)
Eric André ... Azizi (voice)
Florence Kasumba ... Shenzi (voice)
John Oliver ... Zazu (voice)
JD McCrary ... Young Simba (voice)
Shahadi Wright Joseph ... Young Nala (voice)
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CGI and live-action re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic.

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The King Has Returned.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lion King See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Though a different incarnation of the character, this is Sarabi's first appearance outside the original The Lion King (1994), the only time her original animated counterpart ever made an appearance. See more »

Goofs

This is being referred to as a "live-action" remake of the original animated Lion King. However, CGI is still another version of animation. Unless the filmmakers are truly using real animals to play the parts, this film is an animation. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: How I Spent My Vacation (2018) See more »

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