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Look at this list of names: Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones reprising his role as Mufasa, Chietwel Ejiofor as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, John Oliver as Zazu, John Kane as Rafiki, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eichner as Timon, Eric Andre as Azizi, Florence Karumba as Shenzi, and Keegan-Michael Key as Kamari.
Look, I’m as skeptical as anyone when it comes to a “live-action” remake of The Lion King, but all of those names in one cast list is more than enough get me interested.
In any case, a very talented and respected actress is playing the part this time around.
The Wrap and THR both report that Ejiofor is in talks to lend his voice to a cast that already includes Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones reprising his thunderous baritone as Mufasa, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver as the mouthy bird advisor Zazu, and Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen as Simba’s newfound friends and comedic relief characters Timon and Pumbaa.
Matthew Broderick and Jonathan Taylor Thomas shared the role of Simba in the animated film, voicing the older and younger versions of the character, respectively. He tweeted a picture of Glover with a caption referencing "Lion King" tune, "I Just Can't Wait to Be King."No word yet on any other returning voices, or on what (if any) structural changes might be in play for the new movie that might affect casting.
But this is the biggest news on the net for Glover right now—looks like his big acting break is upon him! The official statement by Disney is sparse on details, and describes the new movie only as "a new reimagining" of the original.
Favreau's recent successes have been in the area of live-action remakes of animated classics such as will be similarly live-action in nature.
Sarabi did not have an overly large role in the original movie, but as Simba's mom, the role is a very important one.
He won two Emmy awards for his work in his signature sitcoms, as well as a Grammy for a spoken-word adaptation of .
Robert Guillaume voice the character in the original and is one of the most important supporting characters in the story.
Fan-Art Archive | Scripts | Song Lyrics | Postcards | Sightings | TLK on Video | Interactive Other Goodies | Other TLK Sites | FAQ | Video Games | Member Directory | Revisions | Feedback | Credits | Guest Book | Search Disney confirmed the Oscar-winning composer will be back in an official press release.
Zimmer is responsible for several iconic and easy to pick out scores, so it is no surprise he is coming back for the live-action tale.
Disney has officially revealed the the full The Lion King remake cast, finally confirming that Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will play Nala alongside Donald Glover‘s Simba.