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Disney Sets ‘Lion Roar’ Film Premiere

Disney Channel will premiere its original animated movie The Lion Guard: Return Of the Roar on Nov. 22, the network said Friday.

The movie, a spin-off of Disney’s The Lion King film, will feature the voices of Rob Lowe, Gabrielle Union and James Earl Jones, who will reprise his role as Mufasa from the original film, said the network.

The Lion Guard, which will debut as a series in 2016, will premiere on the WATCH Disney Channel app as well as the WATCH Disney Junior app on Nov. 23, said network officials.