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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Status: Filming | See complete list of  »
Updated: 2 November 2017
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Cast

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

Hugh Jackman was rumored to voice Scar, of which was quickly denied by his representative. Nearly three weeks after this rumor, it was eventually confirmed to be Chiwetel Ejiofor, making his second time voice acting in a film after Sherlock Gnomes (2018). 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 Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 27 April 2017 (2017) See more »

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