Date: 27th November 2018
Amy Sedaris has been added to the cast of Disney's upcoming live-action The Lion King movie.
The comedian will be voicing an original role, portraying an elephant shrew. Named for long noses that resemble elephant trunks, the animal is native to Africa and known for its speed.
The actress joins an impressive ensemble that includes Donald Glover, Beyonce, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, and Alfre Woodard. The film's first teaser trailer dropped on Thanksgiving Day to great fanfare, generating 224.6 million global views, making it the second most-viewed trailer in history within 24 hours.
Source: Press Release