Donald Glover on His ‘Lion King’ Role: ‘I Wanted to Be a Part of the Global Good’

Donald Glover, who voices adult Simba, feels the film will deliver a strong modernized take. “[The Lion King is] a timeless story, but I think the way Favreau has constructed it, it’s a very timely story as well,” Glover said. “I just wanted to be a part of a global good.”