It seems as if Disney has learned the art of revealing the cast of its film in a way that makes people go crazy and high over the announcement. First, the cast of Beauty and The Beast, then Aladdin and now we have The Lion King cast knocking the notification doors in our cellphone.
Former American actor who is producing the film, Jon Favreau says, "It is a director's dream to assemble a talented team like this to bring this classic story to life," reports Hollywood Reporter.
Earlier on July 17, 2017, the crowd had gone entirely wild and mad when Disney raised the bar of people's expectation by showing the first footage of The Lion King at the D23 Expo.
Have a look at the full cast!
James Earl Jones is reprising his role from the 1994's original The Lion King film as Simba's father, Mufasa.
Sarabi, who is Mufasa's wife and Simba's mother will be played by the American films and TV actress, Alfre Woodard.
The Oscar Awards nominee in 2014 for his film 12 Years a Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor will be playing the role of Mufasa's brother and Simba's uncle, Scar, in the movie. Scar's character is the main antagonist of the film.
Child actress, Shahadi Wright Joseph who has appeared in a film before will be spotted as Young Nala's voice in the movie.
Earlier voiced by the (then) child actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas, our favorite Young Simba has found a new naughty voice as JD McCrary.
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A South-African actor, John Kani would be playing the role of Baboon in the film.
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Beyonce fans went crazy all around the world when they learned the newly turned mother of three would be sharing her voice with Nala. Have you ever imagined anything more amazing than this to happen? Wait, what about Simba?
The American actor who also starred in The Spider-Man: Homecoming 2017 will be playing Simba in the live-action remake of The Lion King.
In case you don't know, the previous Lion King film had crossed $968 million when it comes to the box-office collection. And it also featured memorable songs from Elton John and Tim Rice.
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