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THE LION KING - Featuring the voices of James Earl Jones as Mufasa, and JD McCrary as Young Simba, Disney’s “The Lion King” is directed by Jon Favreau. In theaters July 29, 2019. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Disney’s ‘Lion King’ Character Portrays a Different Look

The Lion King offers fans a new perspective on its cast and characters. On April 10, 2019, Disney released the official trailer featuring new footage which revealed Scar, Zazu, Simba and Nala (both as cubs and as adults), Sarabi, Rafiki, Timon and Pumbaa, and the hyenas.

The Lion King is a 2019 American musical drama film directed and produced by Jon Favreau, with a script written by Jeff Nathanson and produced by Walt Disney Pictures.

Plans for a new version of The Lion King were confirmed in September 2016

After the success of The Jungle Book studio, also directed by Favreau. Much of the main cast was signed in early 2017 and the main production began in mid-2017 on a blue screen stage in Los Angeles.

It received mixed reviews, with praise for its visual effects, scores and vocal performances, while it received criticism for being derived from the original and lack of physical emotion. Of the animated characters.

Director Jon Favreau is returning to the world of live action to bring the Lion King to life in 1994 as part of Disney’s recent plan to make live-action remakes of many of his beloved animated films. Previous entries for 2019 included Dumbo and Aladdin with Lady & the Tramp that will debut in the Disney + broadcast service later in 2019.

On Tuesday, Disney released cast and character portraits for each of the cast’s key members, placing each character of the Lion King on one side of the frame and placing the performance by lending their voice to their respective opposing character. The overall effect is impressive and definitely helps generate enthusiasm for the film.

A decent portion of the cast was chosen for their character portraits, including Donald Glover (Simba), Beyoncé (Nala), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar). There are also group portraits, with Billy Eichner (Timon), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), and John Oliver (Zazu) paired together and Keegan Michael-Key (Kamari), Florence Kasumba (Shenzi), and Eric André (Azizi) also grouped together.

The amazing cast of Lion King:

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Donald Glover as Simba

Beyoncé as Nala

Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar

James Earl Jones as Mufasa

Seth Rogen as Pumbaa

Billy Eichner as Timon

John Oliver as Zazu

Keegan-Michael Key as Kamari

John Kani as Rafiki

Alfre Woodard as Sarabi

Florence Kasumba as Shenzi

Eric Andre as Azizi

JD McCrary as young Simba

Shahadi Wright Joseph as young Nala

Disney’s The Lion King arrives in theaters July 19, 2019.

Final Words

Disney also released a backstage show that takes viewers to the recording studio, as Glover, Eichner, Rogen, Key, Ejiofor, Beyoncé and cast member James Earl Jones record their dialogue. The featurette also shares interviews with these cast members (except Beyoncé and Jones) as they open up about what it means to them to participate in this film and what made them want to join.

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