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

Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), John Oliver (Zazu) and Keegan-Michael Key (Kamari) also appeared alongside Billy Eichner (Timon) in an episode of Eichner's talk show Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner (2011) on separate occasions. See more »

Quotes

Scar: [from trailer] Life's - not fair - is it my little friend? While some are born to feast - others spend their lives in the dark... begging for scraps.
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Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: How I Spent My Vacation (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

I Just Can't Wait to Be King
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Arranged and Produced by Mark Mancina
Performed by JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph with John Oliver
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