A still from The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau and voiced by, among others, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones and Beyoncé. Image: Disney

The Lion King film review: Disney’s photo-real remake is an unerringly faithful take on 1994 animated film

  • Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen and James Earl Jones are among the stars voicing the animal characters in Disney’s almost Shakespearean tale
  • The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau retains the Elton John-Tim Rice lyrics from the beloved original for this musical under African skies
Topic |   American films

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A still from The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau and voiced by, among others, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones and Beyoncé. Image: Disney
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