The cast of “The Lion King” remake vs the original


Disney has recently released the trailer of “The Lion King ” remake. The trailer recreated many scenes from the 1994 animated hit. The story revolves around the central character Simba who runs away from home after a tragedy strikes. He takes years to return home and take control of Pride Lands from his cunning uncle, Scar.


Disney is bringing back the iconic animated blockbuster to live action. The film will be in theaters on 19th July 2019.

Slydor provides you with a comparison between the voice over the cast of the remake and original  Lion King movie. Scroll down and take a look at some new additions to the franchise!!


  1. 1 Donald Grower (2019) and Mathew Broderick (1994) as Simba

  2. 2 James Earl Jones as Mufasa (also in 1994)

  3. 3 Beyonce (2019) and Moira Kelly (1994) as Nala

  4. 4 Alfre Woodard(2019) and Madge Sinclair(1994) as Sarabi

  5. 5 John Oliver(2019) and Rowan Atkinson(1994) as Zazu

  6. 6 Chiwetel Ejiofor (2019) and Jeremy Irons (1994) as Scar

  7. 7 Seth Rogan (2019) vs Ernie Sabella (1994) as Pumba

  8. 8 Billy Eichner (2019) and Nathan Lane (1994) as Timon

  9. 9 Shahadi Wright Joseph (2019) and Niketa Calame (1994) as Young Nala

  10. 10 John Kahni (2019) and Robert Guillaume (1994) as Rafiki

  11. 11 Florence Kasumba (2019) and Whoopi Goldberg(1994) as Shenzi

  12. 12 Eric Andre as Azizi (New addition 2019)

  13. 13 Keegan-Michael Key as Kamari (new addition 2019)

  14. 14 Amy Sedaris as an unspecified elephant shrew (New Addition 2019)

  15. 15 JD McCrary as Young Simba

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