THE LION KING “The Wild Cast” Featurette

Disney’s The Lion King comes out in theaters in just one week! This latest featurette highlights the vocal cast behind the iconic roles. The cast explains their “techniques” to get into the minds of the animal counterparts. Director Jon Favreau explains how he had the actors perform together to get a more human vibe to the roles. Check it out below:

Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. Utilizing pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way,

The Lion King hits theaters July 19, 2019.