The Lion King is an American musical drama film directed by Jon Favreau.

Official trailers

Walt Disney Studios on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 released the trailer:
The Lion King Official Trailer.

Story intro

Simba, the son of Mufasa and the Prince of the Pride Lands, hopes to follow in his father's footsteps. Mufasa's brother, Scar, plots to betray Mufasa and take over the Pride Lands, forcing Simba into exile, where he meets Timon and Pumbaa. Simba has to make an alliance, and rebuild himself fully to take what is rightfully his.


Donald Glover
Simba: A lion
Seth Rogen
Pumbaa, a slow-witted common warthog
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Scar: The treacherous brother of Mufasa and the uncle of Simba
Alfre Woodard
Sarabi, the Queen of the Pride Lands, Mufasa's mate, and Simba's mother
Billy Eichner
Timon: A wise-cracking meerkat
John Kani
Rafiki, a wise mandrill
John Oliver
Zazu, a red-billed hornbill
Nala, Simba's childhood best friend and future love-interest
Shahadi Wright Joseph
young Nala
James Earl Jones
Mufasa, the King of the Pride Lands and the father of Simba
Amy Sedaris
an unspecified elephant shrew, a character not featured in the original film


The film The Lion King was scheduled to be released by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on July 19, 2019 (United States).

External links

Official website:

Wikipedia: The Lion King (2019 film)

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