Donald Glover Cast As Simba In Disney ‘Lion King’ Remake, James Earl Jones Reprises Role As Mufasa

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Donald Glover Is Simba

Golden Globe-winning actor Donald Glover is on fire in these Hollywood streets!

In addition to his huge role as a young Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars Han Solo spinoff, the “Atlanta” star has been cast as Simba in Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King.

Director Jon Favreau spilled the exciting tea via social media on Friday evening.

But, wait…there’s more!

James Earl Jones Reprises Mufasa Role



Just when you thought things couldn’t get any better, Jon Favreau reveals James Earl Jones…THEE James Earl Jones…will reprise his role as Mufasa in The Lion King remake.

The OG Mufasa is back y’all!

According to Rolling Stone, The Lion King will utilize CGI technology and green screen to transform the beloved 1994 animated movie into a live-action movie.

This is going to be fantastic!

What do you think?