From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new The Lion King journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born.
Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny; but not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cubs’ arrival.
Scar, Mufasa’s brother – and former heir to the throne – has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy, and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile.
With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Nala, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Billy Eichner as Timon and Seth Rogen as Pumbaa.
Using pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way, The Lion King roars into the Electric Palace on Saturday 7 September, 2019.
Run time: 118 mins
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