A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Hugh Jackman Joins 'The Lion King' Remake as Scar
John Favreau's The Lion King has its villain. Hugh Jackman will play the role of Scar. Jackman is coming off the success of Logan. — It was recently revealed John Oliver would be Zazu. Now we have Hugh Jackman as Scar. This obviously means Jeremy Irons will not be back to voice the villain he made famous.
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.
Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner Join Disney's 'The Lion King'
Get ready to see Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen sing "Hakuna Matata" because they have just been cast as Timon and Pumbaa in Disney's new live-action The Lion King.
It's Official, Donald Glover is Simba, James Earl Jones Will Return as Mufasa for 'The Lion King
Like we previously reported that it was rumored Donald Glover would be the new Simba in Jon Favreau's The Lion King. It is now official. Along with this exciting development is the news that James Earl Jones will return as Mufasa.
Jon Favreau Just Teased Donald Glover for his CGI 'The Lion King' Remake
Take this with a grain of salt. Jon Favreau, who is working on the upcoming CGI version of The Lion King, just tweeted a photo of the actor Donald Glover with the hashtag Simba.
Jon Favreau Talks the Importance of VR Tech on His 'Lion King' Remake
Jon Favreau has become a hot name after the hugely successful Jungle Book live-action remake, and with that film's sequel and The Lion King in the works, he's working double time particularly on the technical side of things.
Disney find its writer for the live action 'The Lion King' Remake
It was recently announced that Jon Favreau would be directing a live action remake of The Lion King. Disney isn't wasting anytime getting this project going. Sometimes when Disney announces live action projects it takes years to get new information.
'The Lion King' is Getting a Live-Action Remake at Disney, from 'The Jungle Book' Director
Disney continues its rampage through its own stock of past classics, and this time has pulled The Lion King from the pile. The classic 90's animated film has been green lit for a live-action remake, and will be directed by Jon Favreau.