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Amy Sedaris Joins The Voice Cast Of The Lion King

November 27, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
The Lion King

Variety reports that Amy Sedaris has joined the voice cast of Disney’s remake of The Lion King, voicing an original character that wasn’t in the 1994 version. She will play an elephant shrew, an African animal with a long nose and the ability to run extremely fast.

The film was directed by Jon Favreau from a script by Jeff Nathanson. It stars Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Beyonce, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, John Kani, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Keegan-Michael Key, Eric Andre, Florence Kasumba, Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary. It will be released in theaters on July 19, 2019.

Here’s a synopsis: From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king must overcome betrayal and tragedy to assume his rightful place on Pride Rock.

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