There's Going to Be a New 'Lion King' Movie!

The story follows Simba and Nala's son, Kion.

Start practicing your roars, because Simba and Nala are back. Disney just announced that there's going to be a new Lion King movie coming to your TV screen.

The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar will follow Simba and Nala's second-born son, Kion, who's responsible for leading the Lion Guard, which is sort of the military for the Pride Lands. He rounds up a group of his friends, which include a honey badger, an egret, a cheetah, and a hippo, to solve problems in the kingdom.

Disney has rounded up a great cast of voice actors to play all your favorite characters. Rob Lowe and Gabrielle Union play grown-up Simba and Nala, and James Earl Jones and Ernie Sabella are back as Mufasa and Pumbaa.

The movie airs on Disney Junior, which means that it's aired towards slightly younger kids than the original. The show even asked experts at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park to make sure the characters were realistic. But even though it's (ew) "educational," it looks like adorable fun. The Lion Guard will then become a TV series on the Disney channel, airing early next year.

Take a look at a clip featuring Kion and a few familiar hyenas:

By Megan Friedman

See the full story on Cosmopolitan.com

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

What do you think?

Life
Share
5 Early Warning Signs of Breast Cancer EVERY Girl Needs to Look Out For
It's Breast Cancer Awareness month, so make sure you recognise the signs before it's too late.
Life
Share
13 Genius Ways to Ignore 1000+ Calories From Your Diet Every Day!
Small changes, BIG difference!
Life
Share
These are the Best Tricks For Lazy People to Lose Weight
Want the benefits of a vigorous fitness workout without having to spend hours exercising?
GIF
Life
Share
5 Easy Home Exercises For Bigger Boobs
Throw those padded bras away!
Life
Share
These Strapless Undies Are Just Utterly Bizarre
"They're the answer to panty lines," the company says. "Yikes," the world replies.
GIF
Life
Share
14 Snoring Remedies That Actually Work
One in 10 Americans say that snoring has hurt their relationships. Don't be one of them.
Life
Share
10 Things to Do If You Want to Lose Weight From Dieting
Bonus: the gifs are gold!
Life
Share
8 Interesting, Little-Known Things You Didn't Know About Pubic Hair
What lies beneath...
Life
Share
So This Is Why Your Period Blood Smells
You know you've wondered.
Life
Share
5 Moves to Make Your Breasts Look Perkier
And give your bra some support.