The Lion King.
The Lion King (The Lion King) is an American film directed by Jon Favreau, released in 2019. This is a new version of the animated film The Lion King, released in 1994. This film uses the technique of 3D animation.
The day rises on the African savannah. Animals of all kinds take a journey to a rocky outcrop. It is the day of the presentation to the animals of Simba, son of the lion king Mufasa and the lioness queen Sarabi. Mufasa then visits his brother Scar, who did not come to the ceremony. Scar is jealous of his brother and covets his throne. With the hyenas, he’ll make a plan to get rid of his brother and Simba, to take him.
In September 2016, Walt Disney Pictures confirmed that Jon Favreau will stage a remake of the animated film The Lion King (1994). This project is in line with several real-world adaptations of Disney animation «classics», such as Alice in Wonderland (2010), Maléfique (2014), Cendrillon (2015) and Le Livre de la jungle (2016) already directed by John Favreau. In October 2016, it was revealed that Jeff Nathanson was hired to write the script. In November 2016, Jon Favreau explains in an interview that the virtual reality technology used for his Jungle Book will be pushed even further for The Lion King. He also reports the difficulty of making this film:
In February 2017, Donald Glover was chosen to play Simba, while James Earl Jones (like Jean Reno for the French version) again lent his voice to Mufasa after the 1994 film. In March 2017, it was announced that Beyoncé is Jon Favreau’s first choice to perform Nala and that the studio is ready to adapt to the singer’s schedule.In April 2017, Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen were made official in the respective roles of Timon and Pumbaa. In July 2017, John Oliver received the role of the Zazu bird. In August 2017, Alfre Woodard and John Kani were announced in the roles of Sarabi and Rafiki respectively. Chiwetel Ejiofor is then announced as Scar. The same month, Beyoncé is announced very close to the role of Nala as well as his participation in the soundtrack of the film. Beyoncé confirmed November 1, 2017