Walt Disney Pictures‘ has revealed an extended TV spot for The Lion King, offering some brand new footage from the live action remake as well as revealing that tickets are now on sale!
The Lion King Cast: Donald Glover(Atlanta, Solo: A Star Wars Story) as future-king Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter(Dreamgirls)as Simba’s friend-turned-love interest Nala, and James Earl Jones (Rogue One: A Star WarsStory, Field of Dreams) as Simba’s wise and loving father, Mufasa, reprising his iconic performance from Disney’s 1994 animated classic. You can pick up a copy of the 1994 version here. Chiwetel Ejiofor(Twelve Years a Slave, Doctor Strange) was called on to portray Simba’s villainous uncle Scar, and Alfre Woodard(Juanita, Marvel’s Luke Cage) portrays Simba’s no-nonsense mother, Sarabi. JD McCrary(Tyler Perry’s The Paynes, Vital Signs) fills the shoes of Young Simba, a confident cub who can’t wait to be king, and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, Broadway’s “The Lion King”) brings tough cub Young Nala to life.