New Lion King's Full Cast Revealed

New Lion King's Full Cast Revealed

The release date is set for June 19, 2019, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Complementing the two stars are James Earl Jones returning as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor taking over Scar, and John Oliver playing the properly square Zazu. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

Leading the live-action Lion King's charge into theaters is Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala and Donald Glover as Simba.

Beyoncé, yes, Beyoncé, posted a picture of the full cast on her Facebook page, confirming a couple of rumors, as well as confirming herself as fucking Nala opposite Donald Glover's Simba.

When news of The Lion King remake first broke we weren't too bothered. Seth Rogen will voice Pumbaa and Billy Eichner will voice his meerkat sidekick, Timon.

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While Bey's got the ideal hair and (Sasha) Fierce attitude to play a lioness, she'll just be lending her famous voice to the live-action remake of the 1994 classic.

With no human characters in the film, it isn't yet clear how, if it all, Disney will create a "live-action" update.

Virtual reality tech used in the recent live action remake The Jungle Book will be used again to make The Lion King but to a greater extent.

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