John Oliver will reportedly voice the red-billed hornbill Zazu in Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of The Lion King.
TheWrap reports Oliver will play the uptight but helpful bird who acts as an adviser to King Mufasa and eventually Simba.
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Oliver has done voice work for animated films in the past, including playing Vanity Smurf in The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2. He also has a role in Paramount’s upcoming animated comedy Amusement Park.