Yep, we totally didn't see this one coming!
On Tuesday, it was announced that Rob Lowe will star in a TV adaption of the Lion King called the The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar.
Lowe will voice a grown-up Simba, and the plot will center around the lion's second born son, Kion.
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The series, which will preview with a one hour movie in November 2015 followed by a January 2016 release date, follows Kion as he becomes the leader of the Lion Guard, a group of animals tasked with protecting the Pride Lands.
A rep for Disney Junior quipped of the concept:
"It's kind of like The Lion King meets The Avengers."
Sounds inneresting! Check out a pic of Rob getting his Simba on in the recording studio (below)!
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