Mufasa may be dead, but his spirit never strays too far from Pride Rock. James Earl Jones will be reprising his iconic role as belated king Mufasa in The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar, a sequel to The Lion King series. He will be joining Gabrielle Union, who’s voicing Nala. Other cast members include Diamond White as the cheetah Fuli and Dusan Brown as the hippo Beshte.
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar will air as a Disney Channel film then be followed by a series on Disney Junior. Simba and Nala’s son, Kion.