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Mufasa: A Lion's Tale is a 2008 South African traditionally animated film directed by John Stevenson, Mark Osborne, Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise, produced by Chris Buck and Kevin Lima and story by Tab Murphy.

The film features the voice cast of James Earl Jones, Michael J. Fox, Hugo Weaving, Jeremy Irons, Willem Dafoe, Alfre Woodard and Matt Damon.


Plot

Cast

  • James Earl Jones as Mufasa.
    • Mackintosh Muggleton as Young and Teen Mufasa.
  • Michael J. Fox as Milo James Thatch.
  • Hugo Weaving as Ahadi and the Narrator.
  • Jeremy Irons as Scar.
  • Willem Dafoe as David.
  • Alfre Woodard as Urziu.
  • Matt Damon as Spirit.
  • Noamie Harris as Sarabi.
  • Nathan Gamble as Simba.
  • Rowan Atkinson as Zazu.
  • Cree Summer as Bahati.
  • Wallace Shawn as Peter.
  • John Leguizamo as Iggy.
  • Nathan Lane as Timon.
  • Ernie Sabella as Pumbaa.
  • Richard E. Grant as Storky.
  • Essie Davis as Uru.
  • Claudia Christian as Helga.
  • Jacqueline Obradors as Audrey.
  • Michael Clarke Duncan as Tug.
  • Charlie Bright as Young Scar.
  • Sam Neill as Kuzimu.
  • Gilbert Gottfried as Iago.

Production

Soundtrack

The films official soundtrack was released on February 4, 2008 by Walt Disney Records. The score was composed by Hans Zimmer, John Powell, James Newton Howard and Mark Mancina. Disney wanted Thomas Newman, who composed Finding Nemo, to score the film, but when Newman is working on WALL.E, four composers came into the project.

It features songs by Phil Collins, Bryan Adams, Sting and Tina Turner with vocal effects by Lebo M.

Songs

  • 1.Two Worlds - Phil Collins
  • 2.Here I Am - Bryan Adams, Gretchen Peters, Zimmer, Powell, Newton Howard and Mancina.
  • 3.You'll be in My Heart - Phil Collins
  • 4.I Will Always Return (Finale) - Adams, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, Zimmer
  • 5.On My Way - Phil Collins
  • 6.Brothers Under The Sun - Adams, Peters and Steve Jablonsky
  • 7.Best Friends In The Wild - Collins, Adams, Sarah McLachlan, Lebo M, Zimmer, Powell and Newton Howard
  • 8.Welcome - Collins, Lebo M
  • 9.No Way Out - Collins
  • 10.Great Spirits - Tina Turner, Lebo M
  • 11.Son of Man - Collins, Lebo M
  • 12.Look Through My Eyes - Collins
  • 13.Strangers Like Me - Collins

Score

Trivia

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