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    People Just Can't Wait To See Donald Glover As Simba In The Live-Action "Lion King" Movie

    TAKE OUR MONEY ALREADY.

    As we all know, The Lion King is one of those nostalgic, epic Disney classics that just take you right back to childhood.

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    Which is why filmmaker Jon Favreau's announcement on Friday that Donald Glover will play Simba in the live-action remake is a pretty big deal.

    I just can’t wait to be king. #Simba

    People had a lot to say.

    And were ready for the remake to come out, like, yesterday.

    Just THANK YOU for this casting.

    And because Favreau knows WE NEED THIS, he also announced that James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Mufasa.

    Looking forward to working with this legend. #Mufasa

    Which obviously just brings back a whole slew of emotions.

    But mostly happy feels.

    I'm so happy that James Earl Jones is back as Mufasa but that feeling of reliving the saddest moment of my childhoo… https://t.co/RQ2rhRTG3G

    It was a lot to take in all in one day.

    THIS JUST IN JAMES EARL JONES IS GOING TO BE MUFASA AGAIN IN THE NEW LION KING MOVIE

    But just knowing we have this to look forward to at some point in the near future is very welcome news.

    There's no release date announced for the movie, but might I suggest, "NOW"?

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    Oh, I just can't WAIT, to see this remakeeeee!