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Chiwetel Ejiofor in Talks to Play Scar in 'Lion King' Remake

Chiwetel Ejiofor in Talks to Play Scar in 'Lion King' Remake

The live-action remake of The Lion King may have found it’s villain!

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to voice the role of Scar in the upcoming Disney film, THR reports.

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The 12 Years a Slave actor would be joining confirmed cast mates Donald Glover (Simba), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), John Oliver (Zazu), Billy Eichner (Timon), and Seth Rogen (Pumbaa) in the film by The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau.

The Lion King recently began production in Los Angeles.

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  • HG

    Hmmm. I thought Hugh Jackman was going to play Scar. Anyways, Chiwetel will do great too.

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