‘Lion King’ Adds Amy Sedaris in Original Voice Role (Exclusive)

Comedian Amy Sedaris has joined the cast of Disney’s live-action The Lion King remake, numerous individuals close to the project tell Variety. She will voice an animal brand new to the kingdom that was established in the 1994 animated classic.Under the purview of director Jon Favreau, Sedaris will play an elephant shrew — so named for long noses that resemble elephant trunks, the tiny mammal is native to Africa and known for its top speed. ...

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