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

The Lion King Movie Overview

Directed by Jon Favreau
Produced by
  • Jon Favreau
  • Jeffrey Silver
  • Karen Gilchrist
Screenplay by Jeff Nathanson
Based on Disney’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 by Hans Zimmer
Cinematography Caleb Deschanel
Edited by Mark Livolsi
  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • Fairview Entertainment
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release date
  • July 19, 2019
Country United States
Language English

The Lion King Movie Trailer

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