The Lion King is Disney's crown jewel, a timeless story with real drama, epic adventure, humor and beloved music. In July 2019, Disney and visionary filmmaker Jon Favreau invite audiences everywhere to journey to the African savannah and experience a grand, epic and all-new live action adaptation of the award-winning global phenomenon.

With breath-taking visuals, and iconic soundtrack and unparalleled talent, The Lion King will honour the original animated film whilst adding immense scope and massive scale. Donald Glover is future king Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is Simba's best friend turned-love interest, Nala, and James Earl Jones returns and Simba's wise and loving father, Mufasa.