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

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

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Billy Eichner (Timon) and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Young Nala) also appeared together in fellow musical Hairspray Live! (2016). See more »

Quotes

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

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Soundtracks

Can You Feel the Love Tonight
(End Title)
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Performed by Elton John
Piano: Elton John
Guitar: Davey Johnstone
Drums: Chuck Sabo
Bass: Phil Spalding
Background vocals: Rick Astley, Gary Barlow, Kiki Dee, Robert Englund, Davey Johnstone, and the London Symphony Chorus
Programmed by Guy Babylon and Olle Romo
Engineer: Paula Jones
Assistant engineer: Peter Lewis
Produced and mixed by Chris Thomas
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