Following the success of The Jungle Book in 2016, Disney is remaking another classic.

The studio has announced that A Live-Action Lion King movie is in the works.

Jon Favreau will fast-track a live-action repeat of The Lion King, which will include songs from the original animated movie.

James Earl Jones will repeat his role as Mufasa while Donald Glover will play Simba.

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The Lion King, released in 1994, banked an overwhelming $968 million dollars during its box office run making it one of the highest-grossing animated movies of all time.

It won an Oscar for Elton John and Tim Rice. It moved on to become a very successful Broadway show winning awards across the world.