Every kingdom comes with a trustworthy advisor or two - South African actor John Kani has joined the Lion King cast as the wise baboon Rafiki. Nigerian-British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor was called on to portray Simba's villainous uncle Scar, while Florence Kasuma, born in Germany and of Ugandan origin, will play Shenzi.
Lion King 2019 - First Teaser Trailer Released for New Film
Leadership, 23 November 2018
The first teaser trailer for Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King has been released. Read more »
Disney's The Lion King opens in theatres July 19, 2019. From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau's all-new "The Lion King" journeys to the ... see more »
'The Lion King' Roars to Life with All-Star Cast
Walt Disney Studios, 2 November 2017
The all-star lineup for director Jon Favreau’s new take on Disney’s 1994 classic animated film The Lion King includes stars from the film, TV, theater and music arenas.… Read more »
The Lion King remake cast.
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