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Alfre Woodard Joins 'The Lion King' as Voice of Simba's Mom!

Alfre Woodard Joins 'The Lion King' as Voice of Simba's Mom!

Alfre Woodard is the latest performer added to Jon Favreau‘s The Lion King!

The 63-year-old award winning actress will voice the role of Sabari, Simba’s mom, THR reports. Simba will be voiced by Donald Glover. James Earl Jones will be reprising his role as the voice of Mufasa. Chiwetel Ejiofor recently joined the cast as Scar.

In addition, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner and John Oliver will also star in the film.

Most recently, Alfre took part in Netflix’s Marvel series Luke Cage.

The Lion King will be released on July 19, 2019.

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  • Em

    Sabari huh? Close, but no.

  • Jade

    It’s Sarabi not Sabari.

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