OMG!! Did you hear the newest Disney announcement about The Lion King?
I was all like what???
Yes that’s right The Lion King cast has been announced, and the star power is HUGE! Like really BIG!! The live-action adaptation of The Lion King features such powerhouse names as James Earl Jones, Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Donald Glover, Alfre Woodard and more, bringing some heavy star power to this masterpiece in the making. I’m super excited about The Lion King cast, and I think you will be, too!
ABOUT THE MOVIE:
From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy, and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. 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. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Billy Eichner as Timon and Seth Rogen as Pumbaa. Utilizing pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way.
“The Lion King” roars into theaters on July 19, 2019