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Disney Announces Cast of The Lion King Live-Action Film – Beyonce to Co-Star

November 1, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
The Lion King

Disney has announced the full cast for the upcoming live-action remake of The Lion King. The company announced that the film will star the voices of Donald Glover (Simba), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), Beyonce (Nala), Billy Eichner (Timon), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), John Oliver (Zazu), John Kani (Rafiki), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar).

Also appearing with be Keegan-Michael Key as Kamari, Eric Andre as Azizi, Florence Kasumba as Shenzi, Shahadi Wright Joseph as young Nala, and JD McCrary as young Simba.

Jon Favreau is directing the film from a script by Jeff Nathanson. Hans Zimmer will return to compose the score.

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