Disney’s most anticipated remake yet, ‘The Lion King,’ arrives in theaters July 19 packed with your favorite songs, characters, and THAT heartbreaking stampede. Ahead of its release, Rotten Tomatoes’ Jacqueline Coley sat down with director Jon Favreau and cast members Donald Glover (Simba), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Billy Eichner (Timon), Alfre Woodard (Sarabi), and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), to talk about bringing the animated classic to life in a new way for a new audience. What are the actors’ favorite ‘Lion King’ scenes? How did Rogen and Eichner put their own spin on the fan-favorite comedy duo? And how did Glover’s performance evolve over months of recording? We’re diving deep.
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