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John Kani Cast as Rafiki in THE LION KING Remake

Another name has been added to the ever expanding and impressive cast list of Jon Favreau remake of The Lion King. It was just announced that John Kani, King T’Chaka in Captian America: Civil War, has been cast as Rafiki!

John Kani will be playing the part previously played by Robert Guillaume. He joins a cast of Donald Glover, Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, Alfre Woodard, Chiwetel Ejiofor and James Earl Jones as Simba, Timon, Pumbaa, Simba’s Mother, Scar and Mufasa respectively. The film is directed by Jon Favreau and is set to release on July 19, 2019.

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