Disney announced today that Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams and Nicholas Britell will provide the music for studios’ upcoming The Lion King prequel. The film will be directed by Barry Jenkins and will use the same photo-realistic technology from last year’s remake directed by Jon Favreau. No casting announcements have been made yet. Zimmer has previously scored the original 1994 animated The Lion King film, as well as last year’s remake and Williams produced several songs from the 2019 movie. Britell has previously collaborated with Jenkins on the director’s last two features, Moonlight and If Beale Street Could Talk, and is also collaborating with the filmmaker on the upcoming Amazon limited series The Underground Railroad. No release has been announced yet for The Lion King prequel.

  1. JackS says:

    I hope Zimmer compose new Lion King music 🦁

    Also hype for Britell after the amazing Cruella soundtrack