Donald Glover Tapped to play Simba in Live-Action ‘Lion King’ Film + James Earl Jones Will Be Mufasa
Donald Glover is Simba!
Glove aka Childish Gambino has been tapped to play Simba in the upcoming live-action, “The Lion King.”
Director Jon Favreau revealed Glover being cast on Friday (Feb. 17) on social media. He also made many fans happy by announcing that James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Mufasa, as he did in the 1994 animated movie.
Disney announced the film in September 2016 and it will include songs from the original movie.