Walt Disney Studios has just released a series of awesome promo pics to generate buzz for their upcoming remake of The Lion King, which hits theatres on July 19th.
The portrait series shows the voice actors meeting their computer animated counterpart. The upcoming remake was directed and produced by Jon Favreau and features a slew of music and Hollywood’s biggest stars; with Elton John in charge of the soundtrack, reworking his musical compositions from the original film.
You can find the promo pics below along with the voice actors and character names from the film also included. Not shown are John Kani who will voice Rafiki, and James Earl Jones who will once again voice Mufasa.
Donald Glover is Simba
Beyoncé is Nala
Seth Rogen is Pumbaa. John Oliver is Zazu. Billy Eichner is Timon.
Keegan-Michael Key is Kamari. Eric André is Azizi. Florence Kasumba is Shenzi.
Alfre Woodard is Sarabi.
Chiwetel Ejiofor is Scar.
Shahadi Wright Joseph is Young Nala. JD McCrary is Young Simba.