The upcoming live-action “The Lion King” movie’s official poster has finally arrived.
The poster features the young Simba, inside a cave with an imprint in the sand of what seems to be his father Mufasa.
JD McCrary will voice the young Simba, while Donald Glover will be the voice of adult Simba.
Not only that, the live-action “The Lion King” movie cast has been revealed, too.
Among the cast are Beyonce who will be the voice of Nala, James Earl Jones as the voice of Mufasa again, John Oliver as the voice of Zazu, and more.
The Lion King live-action movie cast
- Donald Glover : Simba
- Beyonce Knowles-Carter : Nala
- James Earl Jones : Mufasa
- Chiwetel Ejiofor : Scar
- Afre Woodard : Sarabi
- John Oliver : Zazu
- John Kani : Rafiki
- Seth Rogen : Pumbaa
- Billy Eichner : Timon
- Eric Andre : Azizi
- Florence Kasumba : Shenzi
- Keegan-Michael Key : Kamari
- JD McCrary : Young Simba
- Shahadi Wright Joseph : Young Nala
Beyonce and Elton John also recorded a new song for The Lion King remake. Although, the title of the new song hasn’t been revealed yet.
The Lion King remake will be released on July 19, 2019. And John Favreau (director of Iron Man, and The Jungle Book) is directing the movie.
The first footage from the upcoming The Lion King remake was screened by Disney at their official fan club, the D23 Expo 2017.
But finally, on November 22, 2018, Disney unveiled on YouTube the office trailer for The Lion King live action movie. Watch the trailer below.
The Lion King Official Teaser Trailer
“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.