Lion King 2019

A few days ago Disney released it's official cast list for the classic Lion King remake coming out in 2019 and the internet has been buzzing ever since.

James Earl Jones will still be playing Mufasa, which makes me happy as a HUGE fan of the 1994 version. However Alfre Woodard will be playing Sarabi (simba's mother), which was played by the late Madge Sinclair (in the 1994 version). For those who are not familiar with Madge Sinclair by name, she also played Queen Aeoleon in Coming to America. (I absolutely loved that fact as well). Beyonce will be the voice of Nala (rumors say, she is also her favorite character) and Donald Glover will be the voice of Simba. Exciting! 

There are so many other amazing talented actors among the cast list you can see below:.

#TheLionKing. 2019. 🦁👑

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As there aren't any official trailers out yet, I decided to include this cool fan made video for a Live Action trailer for the Lion King. It's actually pretty dope, but I can't wait until they release the actual trailer for the movie. 

Don't forget to leave me a comment, and let me know what you think about the cast! You can also leave your opinion on what you think we can expect from this live remake, or even what you thought about this fan made video!