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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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Production Notes from IMDbPro

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

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

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 »

Company Credits

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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

Scar's appearance and role in the film is based on Zira and her biological son Nuka from Simba's Pride. Like Zira he has a torn ear and both serve as the primary antagonist in their respective films. Likewise both Scar in this film and Nuka are skinny looking and have thin looking manes. See more »

Quotes

Mufasa: [from trailer] Everything you see - exists together in a delicate balance. While others search for what they can take, a true king searches for what he can give.
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Connections

Remake of The Lion King (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Be Prepared
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and Produced by Hans Zimmer
Performed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Florence Kasumba, Keegan-Michael Key, and Eric André
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