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Donald Glover, James Earl Jones to star in Jon Favreau’s THE LION KING

Director Jon Favreau has announced the first two cast members for his upcoming reimagining of The Lion King: Donald Glover (Community, Atlanta) will play Simba, while James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Mufasa!

Favreau had a huge success with 2016’s Jungle Book adaptation, and will employ similar technical wizardly for this version of The Lion King. A release date has not been set.

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