Disney’s Live Action Lion King

Disney’s live-action “Lion King” remake hits theaters July 19. Disney

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Young Nala and young Simba with “Us” actress Shahadi Wright Joseph and “The Paynes” actor JD McCrary.

Young Nala and young Simba with
Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary play Young Nala and Young Simba in “The Lion King.”
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“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.

Donald Glover plays Simba, the young prince in “The Lion King.”
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Singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter plays Nala, Simba’s longtime best friend.

Singer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter plays Nala, Simba's longtime best friend.
Beyonce plays Nala in “Lion King.”
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Oscar-nominated actress Alfre Woodard with Sarabi, Mufasa’s wife (later widow) and Simba’s mother.

Oscar-nominated actress Alfre Woodard with Sarabi, Mufasa's wife (later widow) and Simba's mother.
Alfre Woodard plays Sarabi in “The Lion King.”
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“12 Years a Slave” actor Chiwetel Ejiofor with Scar, Mufasa’s scheming younger brother.

Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Scar in “Lion King.”
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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.

Zazu, Pumbaa, and Timon are played by comedian and HBO talk show host John Oliver,
From front to back, John Oliver, Seth Rogen, and Billy Eichner play Zazu, Pumbaa, and Timon in “The Lion King.”
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Comedian Eric André, “Black Panther” actress Florence Kasumba, and Emmy winner Keegan-Michael Key with hyenas Azizi, Shenzi, and Kamari.

Comedian Eric André,
From front to back, Eric André, Florence Kasumba, and Keegan-Michael Key with hyenas Azizi, Shenzi, and Kamari in “Lion King.”
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