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Is The First ‘Lion King’ Cast Pic a Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Hakuna Matata??’

The internet is freaking out over every last scrap of information on the upcoming Lion King remake from Disney. Last night, it went nuts over a cast photo from director Jon Favreau. Check it out:

That’s Favreau in the black tee, with Donald Glover (Simba), Billy Eichner (Timon) and a very scruffy-looking Seth Rogen (Pumba). The quartet is definitely in a recording studio, so could this mean they’re dropping some bars for the new version of “Hakuna Matata?” We sure hope so.

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Also, shoutout Donald Glover’s Donald Duck sweater and Favreau’s 2001: A Space Odyssey shirt. If these are the influences we’re working with on Lion King, we’re preparing ourselves for a masterpiece.

Lion King comes out July 19 of next year. Yeesh, that’s a long way to go.

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