“Mufasa: The Lion King” enlists Rafiki to relay the legend of Mufasa to young lion cub Kiara, daughter of Simba and Nala, with Timon and Pumbaa lending their signature schtick. Told in flashbacks, the story introduces Mufasa as an orphaned cub, lost and alone until he meets a sympathetic lion named Taka—the heir to a royal bloodline.

Cast: Aaron Pierre as Mufasa - Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Taka - Tiffany Boone as Sarabi - Kagiso Lediga as Young Rafiki - Preston Nyman as Zazu - Mads Mikkelsen as Kiros, a formidable lion with big plans for his pride - Thandiwe Newton as Taka’s mother, Eshe - Lennie James as Taka’s father, Obasi - Anika Noni Rose as Mufasa’s mother, Afia - Keith David as Mufasa’s father, Masego - John Kani as Rafiki - Seth Rogen as Pumbaa - Billy Eichner as Timon - Donald Glover as Simba - Introducing Blue Ivy Carter as Kiara, daughter of King Simba and Queen Nala - And Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala
Director: Barry Jenkins
Adventure | Family