The Lion King (2019)

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Release Date: July 19

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Director:

Jon Favreau

Writers:

Jeff Nathanson (screenplay), Brenda Chapman (story) | 3 more credits »
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Production Notes from IMDbPro

Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Updated: 11 June 2019
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Seth Rogen ... Pumbaa (voice)
Donald Glover ... Simba (voice)
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Scar (voice)
James Earl Jones ... Mufasa (voice)
John Kani ... Rafiki (voice)
Keegan-Michael Key ... Kamari (voice)
Billy Eichner ... Timon (voice)
Amy Sedaris ... (voice)
Beyoncé ... Nala (voice)
Alfre Woodard ... Sarabi (voice)
John Oliver ... Zazu (voice)
Eric André ... Azizi (voice)
Shahadi Wright Joseph ... Young Nala (voice)
Florence Kasumba ... Shenzi (voice)
JD McCrary ... Young Simba (voice)
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Storyline

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The King Has Returned.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sequences of violence and peril, and some thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lion King See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

John Kani (Rafiki) and Florence Kasumba (Shenzi) have both starred in features about the comic book hero the Black Panther T'Challa, also an African prince. Kani starred as T'Challa's father T'Chaka in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, Kasumba played Ayo in Black Panther See more »

Quotes

Scar: [from trailer] I must take the throne.
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Connections

Remake of The Lion King (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

The Lion Sleeps Tonight
(1961)
Written by Hugo Peretti, George David Weiss (as George Weiss), and Luigi Creatore
Based on a song by Solomon Linda and Paul Campbell
Sung by Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen
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