via TheChristianPost:

The cast for Disney’s live action remake of “The Lion King” will reportedly feature several celebrities who have Christian roots.

One of those actors is James Earl Jones who starred in the original animated film in 1994. Just like he did in 1994, Disney has announced that Oscar-nominated Jones will be playing the role of Mufasa in the 2019 Jon Favreau-directed remake.

In 2014, Jones, 86, used his voice to record an audio version of The New Testament called James Earl Jones Reads the Bible (The New Testament).

In a previous editorial for Guideposts, Jones revealed how a retired college professor who lived in a Mennonite community introduced him to God while he helped the future actor overcome a stutter when he was in high school

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