WATCH: 'The Lion King' Clip Features Simba, Timon And Pumbaa Singing 'Hakuna Matata'

July 11th 2019

As the release date for Jon Favreau's highly anticipated retelling of Disney's 1994 animated classic The Lion King inches closer to our movie screens, audiences are getting their first look at the revamped version of one of the stories more memorable musical numbers.

A clip of the highly anticipated CGI version of The Lion King premiered on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, showcasing the trio of Simba, Timon and Pumbaa gallivanting through the forest singing "Hakuna Matata." Donald Glover voices the lead character of Simba, while Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen will respectively voice the characters of Timon and Pumba.

The Lion King also stars Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, Shahadi Wright Joseph as Young Nala, JD McCrary as Young Simba, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, John Kani as Rafiki, John Oliver as Zazu, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, and James Earl Jones as Mufasa.

The Lion King premieres in theaters in July 19, 2019. Watch the clip of Simba, Timon and Pumbaa singing "Hakuna Matata" below.

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Photo: Disney

by Jordan Simon on July 11th 2019

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