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  • Jon Favreau explains why James Early Jones returned for The Lion King. 1 / 8

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  • He originally voiced the role in 1994 animated classic... 2 / 8

  • And now reprises the role in the 2019 "live-action" remake. 3 / 8

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  • Favreau says Jones' return helps carry the legacy to the new film... 4 / 8

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  • And teased that his naturally older voice has changed Mufasa. 5 / 8

  • Hopefully we'll get to hear a lot of Jones' voice in The Lion King... 6 / 8

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  • But he's just part of a great ensemble that includes Donald Glover and Beyoncé. 7 / 8

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