Florence Kasumba as the Hyena Boss Shenzi

The German actress Florence Kasumba lends her impressive voice to hyena boss Shenzi in the update of the Walt Disney classic “The Lion King” – in English and German.

After her appearances as Ayo in the two Marvel hits “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Endgame” and as the new “Tatort” police commissioner, the German actress Florence Kasumba is enthusing both German and international audiences. The multilingual talent is now voicing Shenzi, the dangerous leader of the deceitful hyena gang in both the English original and the German dubbed version of “The Lion King”. Director Jon Favreau enthused about her work: “Florence has a beautiful vocal talent and she is incredibly focused at work. Her fantastic performance makes Shenzi a wonderful, very special character”.