[Update: Our sources have conflicting info on this news but we should know within an hour during D23’s live-action panel]

It appears that Hugh Jackman has joined the cast of The Lion King as Scar. Jackman has just recently retired his Adamantium Wolverine claws for good, after his swan song Logan hit theaters earlier this year. With his career defining role now behind him, he is looking to beef up his schedule – that currently includes The Greatest Showman hitting theaters later this year. While his open schedule likely won’t see him join the MCU, it has allowed him to rejoin the Disney family in another way.

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