The Lion King (2019) Movie Review, Cast and Trailer


The Lion King is an upcoming American drama film. The movie is directed by Jon Favreau and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. This film is a photorealistic computer animated remake of Disney’s traditionally animated film of the same name in 1994.

The Lion King film stars the voices of Donald Glover, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, Billy Eichner, Keegan-Michael Key, and James Earl Jones. This film is scheduled to be released on the 19th of July 2019.


The Lion King Movie Voice Cast

  • Donald Glover as Simba, a lion who is the crown prince of the Pride Lands.
  • JD McCrary as young Simba
  • Seth Rogen as Pumbaa. a naive common warthog that befriends young Simba. Pumbaa also adopts after he runs away from home.
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Simba’s Uncle and he is also a treacherous brother of Mufasa.
  • Billy Eichner as Timon
  • John Oliver as Zazu, Pride Lands king Adviser.
  • Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, Simba’s childhood best friend. Nala is also Simba’s future love interest.
  • Shahadi Wright-Joseph acted as young Nala
  • James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Simba’s father and the king of Pride Lands.
  • John Kani as Rafiki
  •  Eric Andre as Shenzi
  • Amy Sedaris as an unspecified elephant shrew
  • Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, Simba’s mother and the queen of Pride Lands.
  • Florence Kasumba
  •  Keegan-Michael Key
  • Kamari
  • Azizi
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The Lion King Movie Overview

Directed byJon Favreau
Produced by
  • Jon Favreau
  • Jeffrey Silver
  • Karen Gilchrist
Screenplay byJeff Nathanson
Based onDisney’s The Lion King
by Irene Mecchi
Jonathan Roberts
Linda Woolverton
  • Donald Glover
  • Seth Rogen
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Billy Eichner
  • John Oliver
  • Keegan-Michael Key
  • Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
  • James Earl Jones
Music byHans Zimmer
CinematographyCaleb Deschanel
Edited byMark Livolsi
  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • Fairview Entertainment
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release date
  • July 19, 2019
CountryUnited States

The Lion King Movie Trailer