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John Kani is not too fazed about being around big A-list celebrities.

I could learn from his wisdom.

Recently in an interview with eNCA about the remake of The Lion King movie, he stated that he never took a picture with Beyoncé ‘because she didn't ask for it’. The Lion King (2019) (2019 Movie) Rafiki. My Reason: Characters left: 140 I Don't Have A Reason / I'll Add One Later. The cast of #TheLionKing . SHOW COMMENTS (0) Why Is This One Of Your Favorites?

I could listen to him for hours. South African legend Dr John Kani says he is thrilled to be part of the much-anticipated remake of The Lion King. by Erene Oberholzer 2017-11-02 12:22

Walt Disney is bringing The Lion King to life once again with Beyonce, John Kani and James Earl Jones ready to take on their respective roles!

The wise character who welcomes young Simba and presents him to the Pride land during Circle of Life.

Who's your favorite John Kani role? - Share your reason with the rest of the community. As I sit across from him in a suite at the Montage Hotel, we’re talking for fifteen minutes, maybe less. Favorite Role.

He watches over Young Simba for Simba will one … Kani is the voice of Rafiki in Jon Favreau’s The Lion King.

Comments Add a Comment. In Kani’s recent role in The Lion King as Rafiki, fans were outraged to see his absence from the Lion King Cast photo published a day before the premiere on 8 July 2019. For Kani, The Lion King is something deeper than a movie, and it may have the lasting impact he hopes to see, being the remake of one of the most popular animated films Disney has ever released. John Kani’s presence is magnetic.

John Kani is gearing up for the release on Disney's The Lion King, in which he plays the new version of Rafiki.