Wed. Jul 17th, 2019

New images of ‘The Lion King’ cast and their characters: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Billy Eichner and more

Disney has released new images for their upcoming release of The Lion King featuring voice talent with their characters—available for the first time today. Images include Donald Glover with Simba; Beyoncé Knowles-Carter with Nala; John Oliver, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner with Zazu, Pumbaa and Timon; Chiwetel Ejiofor with Scar; Alfre Woodard with Sarabi; Eric André, Florence Kasumba and Keegan-Michael Key with hyenas Azizi, Shenzi and Kamari; and Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary with Young Nala and Young Simba.

See them all below.

THE LION KING – (L-R) Donald Glover and Simba. Photo by Kwaku Alston. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
THE LION KING – (L-R) Nala and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. Photo by Kwaku Alston. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
THE LION KING – (Top to Bottom) Timon and Billy Eichner, Pumbaa and Seth Rogen and Zazu and John Oliver. Photo by Kwaku Alston. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
THE LION KING – (L-R) Alfre Woodard and Sarabi. Photo by Kwaku Alston. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
THE LION KING – (L-R) Chiwetel Ejiofor and Scar. Photo by Kwaku Alston. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
THE LION KING – (Top to Bottom) Keegan-Michael Key and Kamari, Florence Kasumba and Shenzi and Eric André and Azizi. Photo by Kwaku Alston. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
THE LION KING – (Top to Bottom) Simba and JD McCrary and Nala and Shahadi Wright Joseph. Photo by Kwaku Alston. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Also revealed today is a new featurette about the movie with never-before-seen footage from the film, a glimpse behind the scenes during recording sessions, plus comments from director Jon Favreau and members of the voice cast. Check it out below.

The Lion King is directed by Jon Favreau; produced by Jon Favreau, Jeffrey Silver and Karen Gilchrist from a screenplay by Jeff Nathanson and roars into theaters from Walt Disney on July 19th.

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