The Lion King (2019 movie)
The Lion King is an upcoming American musical drama movie. It was directed and produced by Jon Favreau. It was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and written by Jeff Nathanson. It is a remake of Disney's 1994 animated movie of the same name.
The movie stars the voices of Donald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, John Kani, John Oliver, Eric Andre, Florence Kasumba, Amy Sedaris and Alfre Woodard with Keegan-Michael Key.
Much of the main cast signed on in early-2017. Filming of the movie began that summer at a movie studio in Los Angeles. The movie was released on July 19, 2019, the 25th anniversary of the animated classic.
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