Disney’s Live Action Lion King
Disney’s live-action “Lion King” remake hits theaters July 19. Disney
Young Nala and young Simba with “Us” actress Shahadi Wright Joseph and “The Paynes” actor JD McCrary.
“Atlanta” and “Community” actor Donald Glover with Simba, who must overcome his guilt over his father’s death and many threats before he can become king.
Singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter plays Nala, Simba’s longtime best friend.
Oscar-nominated actress Alfre Woodard with Sarabi, Mufasa’s wife (later widow) and Simba’s mother.
“12 Years a Slave” actor Chiwetel Ejiofor with Scar, Mufasa’s scheming younger brother.
Zazu, Pumbaa, and Timon are played by comedian and HBO talk show host John Oliver, “Knocked Up” star Seth Rogen, and comedian Billy Eichner, respectively.
Comedian Eric André, “Black Panther” actress Florence Kasumba, and Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key with hyenas Azizi, Shenzi, and Kamari.