Lion King 'has depth, it has 3D and it has dimension,' says John Kani

The much-anticipated Disney's new 3D Lion King hits the big screens on Friday.

The film tells the classic tale of young lion cub Simba seeking to avenge his father Mufasa's death and save his kingdom.

The movie is rendered in photo-realistic visuals using cutting-edge effects.

RELATED: Dr John Kani shares his experience of playing Rafiki in 'The Lion King'

Veteran South African actor John Kani voices the Royal Mjuzi of the Pride Land, Rafiki.

Bongani Bingwa talks to the award-winning actor.

It is almost like the theatre of the mind, where the performance and the heart is in the voice itself. When you finally see the production, it has depth, it has 3D and it has dimension.

John Kani, Actor and writer

Listen below to the full interview with John Kani below:

Watch the trailer below:


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