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Donald Glover Set To Play Simba in ‘The Lion King’ Remake

The one and only, Donald Glover has had quite a busy year over the last 365. Today the wordsmith, actor, producer and overall jack of all trades returns with some big news. Today the word on the e-streets is that Donald Glover will place Simba in ‘The Lion King’ remake.

Director Jon Favreau will be in the driver’s seat and took to his personal Twitter account to reveal that Donald Glover will be playing Simba. He posted a photo of Mr. Glover along with the caption, “I just can’t wait to be king.” The director also tweeted a photo of actor James Earl Jones who will return as “Mufasa.” Check out the tweets below and speak your thoughts on it after the jump. Stay tuned for much more on this coming soon.

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