This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba , the heir of his father, Mufasa . Simba’s wicked uncle, Scar , plots to usurp Mufasa’s throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes, and only Mufasa is killed. Simba returns as an adult to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa.
Disney have confirmed that the new film will be released on July 19th 2019 (25 years since the original). Donald Glover was confirmed as Simba, and Beyonce as Nala, as well as James Earl Jones returning as Mufasa.