Mufasa: The Lion King Movie

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Mufasa: The Lion King movie production status is currently Post-Production

January 20, 2024 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added

Who's Involved:

Aaron Pierre, Seth Rogen, Jeff Nathanson, Adele Romanski, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Billy Eichner, Barry Jenkins, John Kani, Mark Ceryak

Release Date:

Friday, December 20, 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)

Elvis, Cyrano  

... Mufasa (voice)

Old, Foe  

... Pumbaa (voice)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, The Super Mario Bros. Movie  

... Timon (voice)

The Lion King, Bros  

... Rafiki (voice)

Murder Mystery 2, The Lion King  

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. The film's writer Jeff Nathanson last wrote The Lion King and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.


Jeff Nathanson


Mark Ceryak
Adele Romanski

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

Key Facts

  1. Based on Disney's The Lion King by Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts and Linda Woolverton.
  2. The film will explore the background of the iconic characters, including Mufasa’s origin story (8/28/2021).
  3. Prequel to the 2019 film.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2024 - January: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  2. 2022 - September: The film was set to Production  status.
  3. 2021 - September: The film was set to Announced  status.

    An untitled Disney live-action release has been announced for July 5th, 2024.

  4. 2021 - August: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  5. 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, December 20, 2024. There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Sonic the Hedgehog 3.

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