In the Pride Lands of Africa, a pride of lions rule over the set of all animals from Pride Rock. Lord Mufasa's and Queen Sarabi's infant child, Simba, is introduced to the get-together creatures by Rafiki the mandrill, the kingdom's shaman and guide. Mufasa demonstrates Simba the Pride Lands and discloses to him the obligations of authority and the "hover of life", which interfaces every single living thing. Mufasa's more youthful sibling, Scar, pines for the position of royalty and plots to dispense with Mufasa and Simba, so he may move toward becoming lord. He traps Simba and his closest companion Nala (to whom Simba is promised) into investigating an illegal elephants' cemetery, where they are assaulted by Shenzi, Kamari, and Azizi, three spotted hyenas who are allied with Scar. Mufasa is cautioned about the episode by his butler, the hornbill Zazu, and salvages the offspring. Despite the fact that annoyed with Simba, Mufasa pardons him and clarifies that the incredible lords of the past watch over them from the night sky, from which he will one day watch over Simba.
Scar designs a snare for his sibling and nephew, drawing Simba into a chasm and having the hyenas drive a huge group of wildebeest into a charge that will trample him. He advises Mufasa of Simba's danger, realizing that the lord will race to spare his child. Mufasa spares Simba yet winds up hanging hazardously from the crevasse's edge. Scar will not help Mufasa, rather pushes him with his hooks sending him tumbling to his demise. He at that point persuades Simba that the disaster was Simba's very own flaw and encourages him to leave the kingdom and stay away for the indefinite future. He arranges the hyenas to execute the fledgling, yet Simba get away. Scar tells the pride that both Mufasa and Simba were executed in the rush and ventures forward as the new ruler, permitting his three hyena followers and the remainder of their enormous pack to live in the Pride Lands.
Actors: John Kani, Seth Rogen, Donald Glover, Keegan-Michael Key
Directors: Jon Favreau
Writers: Jeff Nathanson, Brenda Chapman, Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton
Producers: Jon Favreau, Jeffrey Silver, Karen Gilchrist