Chiwetel Ejiofor In Talks To Voice Scar In Disney’s ‘Lion King’

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, alongsideSeth Rogen, Billy Eichner and John Oliver.

 

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