Donald Glover and James Earl Jones are to portray Simba and Mufasa in a live action remake of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’.
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A release date for the movie is yet to be announced, but fans of the original animation will be pleased to discover that Glover, the creative behind the hit show ‘Atlanta’, has bagged the role of Simba and will play alongside Jones who will portray his kind yet stoic father Mufasa.
— Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) February 18, 2017
Jon Favreau has taken on directorial duties and is tasked with turning the project into a roaring success for Disney following the release of the well-received yet lesser-known ‘Lion King 2′.