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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Updated: 29 September 2018
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Cast

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

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Taglines:

The King Has Returned.


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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 »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.90 : 1
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Trivia

Voice acting debut for Eric Andre (Azizi). See more »

Quotes

Mufasa: [from teaser trailer] Remember...
[Simba roars]
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Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Why I Quit Mr. Coat (2018) See more »

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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