The Lion Kasting

The Lion King Live-Action (animated) Remake comes out today, and there are tons of familiar voices, from the MCU, to famous comedians, to 31 Grammies, there are lots of faces you should recognize on this list.

Scar > Chiwetel Ejiofor > The Operative (Serenity) / Mordo (Doctor Strange) / Adrian Helmsley (2012)

Zazu > John Oliver > Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Mufasa > James Earl Jones > Mufasa (The Lion King) / Darth Vader (Star Wars)

Rafiki > John Kani > T’Chaka (Black Panther)

Sarabi > Alfre Woodard > Mariah Dillard-Stokes (Luke Cage) / Miriam (Captain America: Civil War)

Young Nala > Shahadi Wright Joseph > Zora Wilson/Umbrae (Us)

Sarafina > Penny Johnson Jerald > Kasidy Yates (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) / Dr. Claire Finn (The Orville)

Kamari > Keegan-Michael Key > Substitute Teacher (Key & Peele)

Azizi > Eric André> The Eric André Show

Shenzi > Florence Kasumba > Ayo (Black Panther) / Senator Acantha (Wonder Woman)

Pumbaa > Seth Rogen > Britt Reid (The Green Hornet) / Mantis (Kung Fu Panda) / B.O.B (Monsters vs. Aliens)

Timon > Billy Eichner > Billy on the Street / Craig Middlebrooks (Parks and Recreation)

Guinea Fowl > Amy Sedaris > Deb (Elf)

Bush Baby > Chance the Rapper > 3 time Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist

Simba > Donald Glover > Aaron Davis (Spider-Man: Homecoming) / Miles Morales (Ultimate Spider-Man) / Lando Calrissian (Solo: A Star Wars Story) / Earnest Marks (Atlanta) / Childish Gambino (5 time Grammy Award Winning Artist) / Troy Barnes (Community)

Nala > Beyoncé > 23 time Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist

Impala > Phil LaMarr > Hermes Conrad (Futurama) / Samurai Jack (Samurai Jack)

Hyena > J. Lee > Lt. John LaMarr (The Orville)

Who is your favorite character from The Lion King? Let us know in the comments below!

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