In the film, Glover voices the title role of Simba, and Beyoncé gave her voice for the role of Nala.
Global music sensation, Beyonce Knowles has enlisted some African artistes and producers on her upcoming executive-produced album, "The Lion King: The Gift".
Todd McCarthy in The Hollywood Reporter became less gushing with his praise, announcing very few remakes possess adhered as closely to their long-established variations as this one.
"If you happen to had been by no plan a fan of The Lion King, then nothing here will fetch you over".
"Everything here is so safe and tame and carefully calculated as to seem predigested", he said. "On the other hand, for those too young ever to have seen it, this could be a life-changing experience". "There's nary a surprise in the whole two hours".
Even if audiences don't end up liking the movie, they might still end up liking this soundtrack.
The official soundtrack for the long-awaited CGI adaption of The Lion King has finally been released.
Kevin Maher in The Times also gave the film four stars, saying that "it's better than the original". Further, it also has a maniacal version of "Be Prepared" performed by Chiwetel Ejiofor.
The filmmakers, he stated, possess "swapped the theatrical camp of Jeremy Irons for something draw more internalised and defective".