CAIRO - 16 July 2019: "The Lion King" will start screening in Egyptian Cinemas starting Wednesday, July 17 to Tuesday, July 30.
The film is a photorealistic computer-animated remake of the original cartoon released in 1994, which achieved unprecedented success at the time. "The Lion King" is Disney's second project this year- after "Aladdin"- to remake one of its classics. The revenues of "Aladdin" totaled up to nearly $1 billion worldwide.
"The Lion King" follows the story of Simba, the young cub who seeks to recover his throne as the king of the jungle after his father was killed by his younger brother. Simba faces many situations to learn the true meaning of courage and responsibility.
Golden Globe winner Donald Glover plays the sound performance of Simba, James Earl plays Mufasa and Chutel Egyofor plays Scar. Additionally, three-time Golden Globe nominee Beyonce plays Nala, and two-time primetime award nominee Billy Eisner plays Timmons.
The much-anticipated film is expected to achieve unprecedented success in Egypt and globally.
IMAX® 3D Theatres in Egypt