Donald Glover will play Simba alongside James Earl Jones who reprises his role as Mufasa from the 1994 animated film.
The award-winning singer will play the role of Nala, the friend-turned-love interest of Simba, who is played by Donald Glover.
For the upcoming live-action movie James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Mufasa from Disney’s 1994 animated version of the film.
Oscar-nominated Ejiofor plays Simba’s villainous uncle Scar, and Alfre Woodard portrays Simba’s no-nonsense mother, Sarabi.
The film, directed by Jon Favreau, will also feature John Kani as Rafiki, and John Oliver as hornbill Zazu.