Thursday 15 Aug 2019, 14:00
The Lion King is one of the crowning achievements of Disney's 90s Renaissance. This new live action remake brings eye-popping photorealism to the Hamlet-like story of a lion cub accepting his responsibilities.
Assembling a brilliant voice cast – including Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogen, John Oliver, Chiwetel Ejiofor and James Earl Jones – expect to see the brilliant songs, winning humour and heart-breaking tragedy anew.
Following The Jungle Book, Jon Favreau once again shows he can marshal an incredible digital spectacle, while also deftly honouring a beloved childhood favourite. With visuals that rival Planet Earth, this is a superb reimagining of an African legend.