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Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to Voice Scar in Disney’s ‘Lion King’

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British born Nigerian Chiwetel Ejiofor, who was nominated for an Oscar for his leading role in 12 Years a Slave, is in talks to voice the character of Scar, in Disney’s live-action reimagining of its classic, The Lion King, according to THR.

Jon Favreau, who directed the live-action remake of The Jungle Book, is also directing Lion King, which already has a voice cast of Donald Glover as Simba, and James Earl Jones as his father, Mufasa, alongside Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner and John Oliver.

 

4 Comments

  1. Tosin

    August 3, 2017 at 4:38 pm

    Our boy looking like Scar :-/
    Congratulations.

  2. Marie

    August 3, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    Please, can’t dey make new movies anymore.. ..

  3. Chynwa

    August 4, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Yass!!! Best news I heard this week. I pray he gets it

  4. Chu

    August 4, 2017 at 5:07 pm

    I’m scared. I love Lion King, they should not spoil it for me with this live remake.
    Let us have some memories to cherish.

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