one user asked, while others chimed in with similar questions like, "James Earl Jones too cool to be in the picture?"

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An earlier teaser also found Beyoncé reciting a line as Nala: “Simba, you have to take your place as king. The Lion King is the highest-grossing animated film of all time, the highest-grossing musical film of all time, ... James Earl Jones Won Alfre Woodard: Nominated Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards: May 2, 2020: Favorite Animated Movie: The Lion King: Nominated Favorite Female Voice from an Animated Movie Beyoncé: Won Follow-up film. This content is imported from YouTube.

!” and “omg omg omg omg I’m so excited.”. A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Jul 2, 2019 at 8:00am PDT, Notably, Beyoncé wore a Lion King-inspired look to the early June event. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. More Disney: Donald Glover Cast As Simba In Live Action Lion King / Lion King & Jungle Book 2 Filming Back to Back / Jon Favreau Reteaming With Disney For The Lion King. Oprah Magazine participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. James Earl Jones is the oldest of the cast members in the Lion Guard series. For more ways to live your best life plus all things Oprah, sign up for our newsletter! That would be none other than icon James Earl Jones, who played the voice of Simba's father Mufasa in the animated original. He and Ernie Sabella (the voice for Pumbaa) are the only two cast members from the previous films to reprise their roles.

Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. James Earl „Todd“ Jones (* 17.Januar 1931 in Arkabutla, Tate County, Mississippi) ist ein US-amerikanischer Schauspieler.Bekannt ist er vor allem im englischsprachigen Raum insbesondere durch seine kräftige Stimme, mit der er auch Darth Vader synchronisiert.

On Monday, a new promotional image featuring the entire cast was uploaded to Instagram and Twitter. When he was younger he had a stutter that he overcame in high school. In the original film, Mufasa is the king of Pride Rock while his son Simba enjoys a thoroughly peaceful life in the pride lands.

Fans in the comments understandably lost it, writing, “The Lion QUEEN!!!!! Mufasa (Return of the Roar) In the new photo, the 37-year-old 23-time Grammy winner stares directly into the eyes of the live-action version of Nala, the beloved character she portrays in Disney’s upcoming remake, in theaters July 19. Jones was born in Mississippi on January 17, 1931[1] and grew up in Dublin, Michigan.

In addition, Walt Disney Studios released an exciting featurette in which you'll find Beyoncé in the recording studio for the film. We need you. The Lion King is just the latest live-action remake of their animated catalog, and they've already translated features like Cinderella, Maleficent, Alice and Wonderland, and Pete's Dragon into live-action franchises, with a Maleficent sequel currently in the works. One user offered her theory, writing on Instagram, "James Earl Jones is at home!! The studio also has the much-anticipated Beauty and the Beast next month, starring Emma Watson in the lead role. Favreau announced earlier tonight that Donald Glover has joined the cast as Simba, the would be king. So it’s the first time I’m doing any appearance as a person that stars in The Lion King, which is something that I grew up watching.”, A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Jun 2, 2019 at 2:21am PDT, A post shared by Jon Favreau (@jonfavreau) on Jul 2, 2019 at 8:31am PDT, Recently, we finally heard a teaser of Beyoncé’s A+ vocals in her rendition of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” with Donald Glover, who portrays Simba.

If you’re not caught up with the latest Lion King news, let us help. [2] After graduating from The University of Michigan where he was studying medicine, he was a United States Army officer in The Korean War. The Lion Guard Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. As is typical, Queen Bey didn’t provide a caption to the image, and instead let us bask in the glory of the shot. Voice(s) James Earl Jones By Matthew Aguilar - September 5, 2017 08:19 pm EDT. Donald Glover Cast As Simba In Live Action Lion King, Lion King & Jungle Book 2 Filming Back to Back, Jon Favreau Reteaming With Disney For The Lion King, Disney Brings Back James Earl Jones As Mufasa In The Lion King, Cyberpunk 2077 May Have Another Unexpected Secret Character, John Boyega Says Star Wars Cast Mates Reached Out After Criticizing the Sequel Trilogy, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’s Anthony Mackie Describes Pandemic Shoot: “It’s Rough”, The Queen's Gambit's Moses Ingram Calls Working on the Series a "Foundational" Experience, Dragon Ball Super Villain Goes Full Akira With His Latest Transformation, Xbox Sale Offers Big Discounts Thanks to Watch Dogs: Legion, Google Stadia Creative Director Says Streamers Should Pay Video Game Publishers, Ryan Reynolds Votes For First Time In America: "It Was Super Scary At First". The Lion King Album Produced by Beyoncé Is Out. James Earl Jones is the oldest of the cast members in the Lion Guard series.

In addition, a new Walt Disney Studios featurette finds Lion King director Jon Favreau talking about the making of the film, which also stars Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eichner as Timon, and James Earl Jones as Mufasa, his role in the original Disney classic.

Beyoncé Debuts as Nala in New Lion King Trailer, Beyoncé Just Gave Her First Lion King Interview, Blue Ivy Has Her Own Song on the Lion King Album, Oprah's New Book Club Pick Is Deacon King Kong, On Monday, July 8, Disney dropped a new shot of the entire cast of, Beyoncé dropped a new promotional image for. But fans are upset that one actor—James Earl Jones, 88, who will reprise his role of Mufasa—is missing from the image. Director Jon Favreau continues to work his Disney magic on the studio's live-action remakes, and next up for the talented director is the beloved classic The Lion King. You have Beyoncé and Donald—they present something totally new and exciting. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000469/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm, http://www.biography.com/people/james-earl-jones-9357354, https://lionguard.fandom.com/wiki/James_Earl_Jones?oldid=322578. Just be happy he's still Mufasa.

Now he's taken to Twitter to announce that a revered Lion King alum will be joining the growing cast. Earlier this month, Beyoncé dropped the very-first promotional image of The Lion King on her Instagram. Born Disney Brings Back James Earl Jones As Mufasa In The Lion King. These are real musicians bringing their creative voices to this," Favreau says. James reprised his role as Mufasa in The Lion King Live Action in 2019. Speaking about the gala, she said, “My daughter gets to dress up and my husband, and this year it’s Lion King which, obviously I play Nala. Jones recently reprised another of his famous roles in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as Darth Vader, a role he also reprised on Star Wars Rebels.

"It's nice to have actors who are both the performers and the singers.

You can't have Mufasa without Scar, but no word on any casting choices for that part just yet. We may earn commission from the links on this page.

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In addition, a new Walt Disney Studios featurette finds Lion King director Jon Favreau talking about the making of the film, which also stars Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eichner as Timon, and James Earl Jones as Mufasa, his role in the original Disney classic. - September 5, 2017 08:19 pm EDT.

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His most notable roles are the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars, The Emperor Of The Night in Pinocchio And The Emperor Of The Night, Kibosh in Casper A Spirited Beginning, and as Mufasa in The Lion King, and The Lion King II: Simba's Pride.