Lion king an upcoming American interesting movie directed by Jon Favreau and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie stars the voices of Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Oliver, John Kani, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, and James Earl Jones. The main cast started early 2017 subsequently principal photography began mid-2017 on a blue screen stage in Los Angeles.
- Donald Glover as Simba, a lion who is the crown prince of the Pride Lands.
- JD McCrary as young Simba
- Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen as Timon and Pumbaa, a wise-cracking meerkat similarly a slow-witted common warthog who befriend and likewise adopt a young Simba after he runs away from home.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, the treacherous brother of Mufasa likewise the uncle of Simba who seeks to take the mantle of king.
- Sarabi as Alfre Woodard, likewise Queen of the Pride Lands, Mufasa’s mate, and Simba’s mother.
- Beyoncé as Nala, Simba’s childhood best friend, and future love-interest.
- Shahadi Wright Joseph as young Nala
- James Earl Jones as Mufasa, King of Pride Lands and father of Simba.
- John Kani as Rafiki, a wise mandrill who serves as the shaman of the Pride Lands and a close friend of Mufasa’s.
- zazu as John Oliver, a red-billed hornbill as the advisor to the King of the Pride Lands.
- Florence Kasumba, Eric Andre, and Keegan-Michael Key as Shenzi, Azizi and Kamari, three spotted hyenas and Scar’s henchmen.
- Amy Sedaris as an unspecified elephant shrew, meanwhile a character not featured in the original film.
On September 28, 2016, Walt Disney Pictures confirmed that Jon Favreau would further direct a remake of the 1994 animated film The Lion King.
February 2017, Donald Glover acted as Simba, consequently, James Earl Jones maintained his role as Mufasa from the 1994 film.
Production on the film commenced in mid-2017 in Los Angeles, California, utilizing “virtual-reality tools”, per Visual Effects Supervisor Rob Legato.
On November 28, 2017, Elton John signed on to rework his musical compositions from the original film.
19, July 2019 is the official realize date for the movie.