The Lion King is an upcoming American musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau, produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and written by Jeff Nathanson. It is a live-action styled adaptation of Disney’s 1994 animated film of the same name.
The film stars the voices of Donald Glover, Beyoncé, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, John Kani, John Oliver, and Alfre Woodard.
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 African savanna where a future king must overcome betrayal and tragedy to assume his rightful place on Pride Rock.