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Jon Favreau reveals entire live-action Lion King cast

Director Jon Favreau took to Facebook, Wednesday, to reveal a star-studded cast for the live-action The Lion King film. And, yes, your dream of having a certain queen in a Lion King film will be fulfilled.

Debuting summer 2019, The Lion King features a diverse cast full of proven actors. The post can be seen above, but can we just recap this fantastic list?

  • Donald Glover – Simba
  • Beyoncé Knowles-Carter – Nala
  • James Earl Jones – Mufasa
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor – Scar
  • Alfre Woodard – Sarabi
  • John Oliver – Zazu
  • John Kani – Rafki
  • Seth Rogan – Pumbaa
  • Billy Eichner – Timon
  • Eric Andre – Azizi
  • Florence Kasumba – Shenzi
  • Keegan-Michael Key – Kamari
  • JD McCray – young Simba
  • Shahadi Wright Joseph – young Nala

Excuse me while I pick up my jaw from the ground.



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