CGI re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic.

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writers:

Jeff Nathanson (screenplay), Brenda Chapman (story) | 3 more credits »
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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)
Keegan-Michael Key ... Kamari (voice)
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Scar (voice)
James Earl Jones ... Mufasa (voice)
Amy Sedaris ... (voice)
Alfre Woodard ... Sarabi (voice)
Beyoncé ... Nala (voice)
Billy Eichner ... Timon (voice)
Eric André ... Azizi (voice)
John Kani ... Rafiki (voice)
Florence Kasumba ... Shenzi (voice)
John Oliver ... Zazu (voice)
JD McCrary ... Young Simba (voice)
Shahadi Wright Joseph ... Young Nala (voice)
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CGI re-imagining of the 1994 Disney classic.

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Taglines:

The King Has Returned.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 2019 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

El Rey León See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.90 : 1
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Trivia

The second film directed by Jon Favreau where the main villain is played by a Black British actor, after The Jungle Book (2016), a fellow live action reboot of a Disney animated feature film. See more »

Quotes

Mufasa: [from teaser trailer] Everything the light touches... is our kingdom. But a king's time as ruler rises and falls like the sun. One day, the sun will set on my time here, and will rise with *you* as the new king.
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