Disney has unveiled the posters of iconic characters of ‘The Lion King’ of the remake.
Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the posters on his Twitter handle.
Disney unveils the character posters of #TheLionKing… Remake of the much-loved 1994 film of the same name… The 2019 version, directed by Jon Favreau, is slated for release on 19 July 2019… In #English, #Hindi, #Tamil and #Telugu. pic.twitter.com/DsuuKVkpj7
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 31, 2019
A number of A-list celebs will be lending their voices to the characters in the film. Donald Glover will be lending his voice to the much-loved character of Simba. While Beyonce Knowles-Carter will dub for Nala. John Oliver will be heard as Zazu and Seth Rogen will lend his voice to Pumbaa.
The trailer of the film features our favourite characters in new avatars while keeping the essence of the classic alive. From the trailer, it seems like the upcoming film is a shot-by-shot remake of the 1994 animated film.
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With the screenplay written by Jeff Nathanson and songs by legends like Elton John and Time Rice, the movie will be directed by Jon Favreau.
James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, and Alfre Woodard are also a part of the cast ensemble.
The film will hit the theatres on July 19 and will release in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
(With inputs from ANI)