The Lion King Movie

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Status: Post-Production As of April 29, 2018

Post-Production: Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.

The Lion King

2019 | Adventure Family

Journeys to the African savanna where a future king must overcome betrayal and tragedy to assume his place on Pride Rock.

U.S. Release Date

The Lion King release date is set for Friday, July 19, 2019. This will be a Nationwide in theaters release. 3D/2D

Cast more cast

Donald Glover
Simba (voice)
James Earl Jones
Mufasa (voice)
Beyonce Knowles
Nala (voice)
Seth Rogen
Pumbaa (voice)
Billy Eichner
Timon (voice)
John Oliver
Zazu (voice)
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Directed by

Jon Favreau

Screenwriter

Jeff Nathanson

Companies

Rating MPAA

Not Available

Storyline

Set on the African savannah, the story told of a young lion named Simba who is is cast out into the wilderness after his father, Mufasa, is killed by his evil uncle Scar. Years later, Simba returns to reclaim his throne.
modified plot formulation from disney.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Mufasa, the beloved father character he voiced in the 1994 animated original (2/21/17).
  • Seth Rogen will voice the role of warthog Pumbaa, and Eichner will tackle meerkat Timon (The Wrap, 2/25/17).

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