The Lion King is coming to theaters on July 19, 2019
Disney’s live-action remake of the 1994 animated classic will be released in theaters on July 19th. It stars Donald Glover as Simba and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala. The film will also star Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), and Billy Eichner (Timon). The movie has been directed by Jon Favreau.
Everything You Need to Know, Release Date, Plot, Cast, and Trailer
The movie will be a reworking of Disney’s traditionally animated 1994 film, and it boasts an exceptional cast.
Since the turn of the century, Disney has maintained a strong track record of animated movies, but since the start of the decade, it has been adapting several stories from this collection for live-action. This includes employing the greatest conceivable special and visual effects to simulate a live-action appearance for Disney films that couldn’t be adequately or completely adapted in real life.
The Jungle Book accomplished this in 2016, with everything that wasn’t Mowgli, and The Lion King is following in its footsteps. The 1994 ‘The Lion King’ is still regarded as one of Disney’s most popular movies, so this live-action remake has a steep hill to climb in order to compare to the legacy established by its animated predecessor. Even so, the film’s development suggests it will be one of Columbia Pictures’ most ambitious projects. Let us go through everything we know about the new Disney film until now, keeping in mind what we’ve previously said.
The Lion King’s Date of Release
The Lion King will be released in theaters on July 19, 2019, according to reports.
The Lion King Trailer
The most recent trailer, which is three and a half minutes long, includes the film’s primary characters such as Simba and Rafiki, as well as James Earl Jones’s voice as Mufasa in the background. The start, for example, features the same rising sun over Savannah that appeared in the original 1994 film. A second trailer, just released, follows Simba’s journey farther and introduces us to Timon and Pumba as the trio grows together, with the new king rising to take his place in the circle of life.
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The Lion King Plot
‘The Lion King’ is a 1994 American animated feature film written and directed by Roger Allam and Rob Minkoff, and produced by George Scribner. The film follows Simba (Jay Robinson), an adolescent lion who learns that he is the prophesied “prince of the jungle,” but his father, Mufasa (Richard Hatch) Not everyone, however, is over the new cub’s arrival in the kingdom. Mufasa’s two surviving siblings, Scar and Mufasa’s brother – and previous heir to the throne – have different ideas. The struggle for Pride Rock is rife with backstabbing, tragedy, and soap opera-style drama, culminating in Simba’s exile. ‘Join Simba in his quest to reclaim his kingdom when he embarks on this thrilling, emotional journey. Will the power of love be enough to bring him back down from the throne? Find out in this timeless tale about a young lion’s struggle for survival and triumph over adversity.’
The Lion King Cast
Aside from James Earl Jones, it was revealed in February 2017 that Donald Glover would be playing Simba in the film, with the first behind-the-scenes photo showing Glover and Favreau together. When the entire cast was revealed in November 2017, everyone’s jaw dropped to the floor. The cast also includes Tom Holland, Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Brian Tyree Henry, Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan (who has been cut from the film), and Sidiki Da Silva. Tom Hardy will play Eimac in the sequel to “Venom,” which is set.
Is Elton John Performing Live?
The original score for the film was composed by Hans Zimmer, and he is back to composing it. Elton John has revealed that he is remastering his classics, as well as potentially creating new songs. He’s also confirmed that he is working on his classic material. ‘There’ll be four of our songs in the film, from the original “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” “Hakuna Matata,” “I Just Can’t-Wait To Be King,” and “Circle of Life.”