Donald Glover Cast As Simba In New Live-Action Remake Of The Lion King


Donald Glover will be playing Simba in the upcoming Lion King remake! After a successful year in which he won the Golden Globe awards for Best Actor and Best Comedy Series for his show Atlanta, he’s set to do a couple big movie roles.

In addition to being Simba, he’s also going to be in the next Star Wars Han Solo Movie as Lando Calrissian. The live-action Disney remake will be directed by Jon Favreau, who did the recent Jungle Book movie as well as others. The original Mufasa, James Earl Jones will also come back to play the role as Mufasa in the remake. Here Glover continues to prove that he is not just a rapper and singer but also a very successful actor. Enjoy!