After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true power 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)
Alfre Woodard ... Sarabi (voice)
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Scar (voice)
Donald Glover ... Simba (voice)
Keegan-Michael Key ... Kamari (voice)
Amy Sedaris ... (voice)
James Earl Jones ... Mufasa (voice)
Billy Eichner ... Timon (voice)
Beyoncé ... Nala (voice)
Eric André ... Azizi (voice)
John Oliver ... Zazu (voice)
John Kani ... Rafiki (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 power 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] Everything the light touches... is our kingdom. But a king's time as ruler rises and falls like the sun. One day, the sun will set on my time here, and will rise with *you* as the new king.
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Connections

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 27 April 2017 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Can You Feel the Love Tonight
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and Produced by Mark Mancina
Performed by Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner, and Seth Rogen
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