In two tweets this afternoon, director of the upcoming live action remake of Disney's, The Lion King, Jon Favreau, revealed that star of FX's "Atlanta", Donald Glover, and original Mufasa, James Earl Jones, will be starring in the film.
He received Drama Desk Awards for Othello, Les Blancs, Hamlet, The Cherry Orchard and Fences, Obie Awards for Clandestine on the Morning Line, The Apple, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, the LA Critics Circle Award for Fences, and an Olivier Award nomination for Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.
The highly anticipated BEAUTY AND THE BEAST movie, starring Emma Watson as Belle, will premiere in 2017.
According to the site, the Lion King reboot will include songs from the animated film.
It received Academy Awards for the original song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (Elton John, Tim Rice) and original score (Hans Zimmer), as well as two Grammy Awards, with the soundtrack selling over 14 million copies.