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‘Mufasa: The Lion King’ trailer: Disney drops epic first look at Mufasa prequel story



‘Mufasa: The Lion King’ trailer: Disney drops epic first look at Mufasa prequel story

First take a look at Mufasa in Disney’s ‘Mufasa: The Lion King’

Disney’s beloved franchise, The Lion King, is increasing its universe with the extremely anticipated prequel, Mufasa: The Lion King. The leisure big simply unveiled the primary trailer for the movie.

Directed by Barry Jenkins, acclaimed for his work on 2017’s Finest Image winner, Moonlight, the prequel seems to delve into the origins of the long-lasting character of Mufasa, set to discover his early years alongside his brother Taka, who later adopts the villainous persona of Scar.

Voicing the youthful variations of Mufasa and Scar are Aaron Pierre and Kelvin Harrison Jr., respectively, with James Earl Jones reprising his position as Mufasa. The star-studded solid additionally contains returning members similar to John Kani, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, Donald Glover, and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. Blue Ivy Carter, daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, makes her debut as Kiara, the offspring of Simba and Nala.

Lin-Manuel Miranda has been tapped to pen the movie’s songs, promising a soundtrack that pays homage to the legacy of the unique whereas infusing contemporary power into the narrative.

“Elton John. Tim Rice. Hans Zimmer. Lebo M. Mark Mancina. Beyoncé, Labrinth, Ilya Salmanzadeh. Beau Black, Ford Riley, the unbelievable music crew on ‘The Lion Guard,’ and so many musical contributors through the years. The Lion King has an unbelievable musical legacy with music from a few of the biggest songwriters round, and I’m humbled and proud to be part of it,” Miranda mentioned in a press release.

Becoming a member of the ensemble are new solid members together with Tiffany Boone, Kagiso Lediga, Preston Nyman, Mads Mikkelsen, Thandiwe Newton, Lennie James, Anika Noni Rose, and Keith David.

With the unique 1994 Lion King incomes immense international success, grossing over $960 million worldwide, and its 2019 remake additional solidifying its standing as a blockbuster franchise, grossing $1.6 billion on the international field workplace, Mufasa: The Lion King is poised to proceed the franchise’s phenomenal legacy.

Mufasa: The Lion King | Teaser Trailer

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