Hans Zimmer wasn't sure if he wanted to come back when Jon Favreau approached him to revisit the soundtrack for his technologically advanced reimagining of 1994 release The Lion King, which opens nationwide Thursday night.
Cast and crew of Jon Favreau's The Lion King gathered in Hollywood for the film's world premiere on Tuesday night. At the event, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner and others discussed re-imagining the 1994 classic.
The iconic Disney animated feature The Lion King is going to get a live-action version directed by John Favreau. Donald Glover has voiced the primary character Simba, and Seth Rogen is casted as Pumbaa in a dream casting. James Earl Jones voices the father of Simba, Mufasa. John Oliver is the hornbill Zazu, Wolverine star Hugh Jackman is the villain, Scar.