Hakuna Matata! Donald Glover cast as Simba in live-action ‘Lion King’

ATLANTA -- Donald Glover just can't wait to be king!

That's right, the "Atlanta" star is taking on the role of Simba in Disney's live-action remake of "The Lion King." Director Jon Favreau broke the news on Twitter:

Donald Glover's become a hot name in Hollywood since starring in and executive producing FX's "Atlanta," which won two Golden Globes.

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Before hitting the acting scene, most knew him as the rapper "Childish Gambino."

Oh, and did we mention that Glover's also playing a Young Lando in the upcoming Star Wars Han Solo film? Doing BIG things!

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The legendary James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Mufasa in the "Lion King" remake.

Like come on, could anyone else really fill that part?!