The Lion King cast: who’s playing who in Disney’s live-action version?

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The cast couldn’t get much better

Yesterday Disney announced that Chiwetel Ejiofor and Beyoncé would be joining the cast of the live-action remake of ‘The Lion King’. Set to be released in 2019, the duo are joining a host of big-name actors appearing in the highly anticipated remake of the Disney classic.

Missed the cast announcements over the past few months? Here’s the who’s who of the star-studded cast.

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