John Oliver is Zazu

John Oliver Will Voice Zazu in Disney's 'The Lion King' Remake

The casting for Jon Favreau's The Lion King continues. The Wrap reports that John Oliver is set to voice Zazu from the 1994 classic.

Right now the cast includes James Earl Jones reprising his role as Mufasa, Donald Glover as Simba, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, and Billy Eichner as Timon. Although it's still unconfirmed director Jon Favreau said Beyonce is his top choice for Nala.

Zazu was originally voiced by Rowan Atkinson. Edward Hibbert replaced him for the two direct to DVD sequels.

John Oliver is best known for his show on HBO Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

Source: The Wrap