• The Lion King remake has been cast – find out who will play Simba!

    The Lion King live-action adaptation is in the works, and it has been confirmed that Atlanta star Donald Glover will play Simba, while James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Simba's father, Mufasa after voicing the character in the 1994 animation. The director of the new project, Jon Favreau, announced the exciting news on Twitter. Sharing a snap of Donald, he wrote: "I just can’t wait to be king. #Simba." He then followed the tweet with a photo of James, writing: "Looking forward to working with this legend. #Mufasa." READ: 5 things you might not know about Donald Glover Donald