Lion King Prequel Movie

Lion King Prequel movie production status is currently Pre-Production

August 28, 2021 • Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script.

Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A Lion King-set prequel of friendship, love and legacy.

Poll: Will you see Lion King Prequel?

Who stars in Lion King Prequel: Cast List


... Taka (voice)

"Cyrano" , "Elvis"  

... Mufasa (voice)


Who's making Lion King Prequel: Crew List

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


Production Companies

Watch: Lion King Prequel Trailers & Videos

No trailer available.

Production: What we know about Lion King Prequel?

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. August 2021: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  2. October 2020: The film was in Development status.

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

Lion King Prequel is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

Q&A Asked about Lion King Prequel

Looking for more information on Lion King Prequel?

When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an commission. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

Across the Web