‘Lion King’ will make Saffers proud, says John Kani

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‘Lion King’ will make Saffers proud, says John Kani

Legend talks about voicing Rafiki in the new film and working with the likes of James Earl Jones and Beyoncé

Faith Mtwana and Zamandulo Malonde

The new Lion King movie will make South Africans proud, says local actor John Kani, whose distinctively smooth voice will be heard in the 2019 remake of the Disney classic.

He is the voice of the baboon Rafiki.

“It’s such a classic. It’s so iconic. Every young person from the 1990s grew up with The Lion King, the wonderful animation,” Kani said...

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