Stars of ‘The Lion King’ to be honorary Grand Marshals at Magic Kingdom July 13

by Brittani Tuttle

To celebrate Disney’s live-action “The Lion King,” the voices of young Simba and young Nala – JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph – will be honorary Grand Marshals for the 3 p.m. Festival of Fantasy Parade at Magic Kingdom on Saturday, July 13.

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After the parade, McCrary and Joseph will celebrate at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The park will have plenty of summer entertainment, food and merchandise inspired by characters and moments from “The Lion King.”

Disney’s “The Lion King” will roar into theaters on July 19. Check out the official trailer below, and read our spoiler-free review here.

The Lion King Official Trailer

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