The Lion King review: Remake of 1994 classic is a strange beast

Twenty-five years after the Disney classic made its way into theatres, The Lion King is back with a new look and celebrity cast. CBC’s Eli Glasner says the best of the bunch is the warthog and meerkat voiced by Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner, espectively. Directed by Jon Favreau, the film also stars John Oliver as Zazu the bird, Beyoncé as grownup Nala and Donald Glover as the teen Simba.

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