Mufasa: The Lion King Movie

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Mufasa: The Lion King movie production status is currently Production

September 10, 2022 • Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins

Who's Involved:

Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jeff Nathanson, Barry Jenkins, Aaron Pierre

Release Date:

Friday, July 5, 2024 Nationwide

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Told in flashbacks—Rafiki, Timon and Pumbaa tell the story of Mufasa to a young lion cub— Mufasa reveals the rise of one of the greatest kings of the Pride Lands.

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Who stars in Mufasa: The Lion King: Cast List


... Taka (voice)

Chevalier, Elvis  

... Mufasa (voice)

Blade, Old  

Who's making Mufasa: The Lion King: Crew List

A look at the Mufasa: The Lion King behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Barry Jenkins last directed If Beale Street Could Talk and Moonlight.


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Production: What we know about Mufasa: The Lion King?

Key Facts

  1. The film will explore the background of the iconic characters, including Mufasa’s origin story (8/28/2021).
  2. Prequel to the 2019 film.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - September: The film was set to Production  status.
  2. 2021 - August: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  3. 2020 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

Mufasa: The Lion King Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Mufasa: The Lion King is coming out as a Nationwide release in 2024 on Friday, July 5, 2024. There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Untitled Disney Live-Action July 2024 Film.

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