CGI re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic.

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)
Donald Glover ... Simba (voice)
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Scar (voice)
Billy Eichner ... Timon (voice)
Florence Kasumba ... Shenzi (voice)
Amy Sedaris ... (voice)
James Earl Jones ... Mufasa (voice)
Alfre Woodard ... Sarabi (voice)
Beyoncé ... Nala (voice)
Eric André ... Azizi (voice)
John Kani ... Rafiki (voice)
John Oliver ... Zazu (voice)
Shahadi Wright Joseph ... Young Nala (voice)
JD McCrary ... Young Simba (voice)
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CGI re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic.

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Taglines:

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 »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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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

Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar in the live action reboot) and experienced voice actor Jim Cummings (Ed the Hyena in the original animated film, who also voiced the gopher and filled in for Jeremy Irons as Scar during the last few lyrics of the song "Be Prepared") have both been in films in the Gnomeo & Juliet Franchise on separate occasions. Cummings was in the first Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) by Disney's Touchstone Pictures label as Featherstone whilst Ejiofor was in its sequel Sherlock Gnomes (2018) by Paramount Animation as Gnome Watson. See more »

Quotes

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