Mufasa: The Lion King: Release Date, Cast & Everything We Know So Far

Mufasa: The Lion King is the prequel to Disney’s 2019 “live-action” remake of their animated classic The Lion King, which in the vein of other recent Disney remakes subs out colorful hand-drawn animation with photorealistic CG animation.

Although this new Lion King received mixed reviews for ultimately being a shot-for-shot remake that critics claimed lacked the charm and personality of the original film, it still made over 1.6 billion worldwide, making even more money than its predecessor.

Therefore, it’s no wonder Disney wanted to follow up on this remake.

The prequel movie is currently set to release in July 2024, with a cast list that includes Aaron Pierre and Kelvin Harrison Jr., among others.

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