John Oliver’s Been Perfectly Cast as Zazu In The Live-action Remake Of The Lion King
Rowan Atkinson’s role as Zazu in the Disney classic ‘The Lion King’ but in the remake, they have found another person that could do the role justice – John Oliver.
The British comedian will be taking on the role for an upcoming live-action remake directed by Jon Favreau, joining Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen as Timon and Pumbaa, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, and Donald Glover as Simba. So far these are the only cast members that have been revealed, although it’s been rumoured that Beyoncé might be playing Nala – Simba’s childhood love interest.
The Lion King is due for release on July 19, 2019.