Though she doesn’t have a starring role in the movie, actress and comedienne Tiffany Haddish still went all out while attending the red carpet. With her hair slicked down, Haddish turned heads in a tailored blue and red jacquard suit, which mirrored the vibrant African sunsets that made the original Lion King so iconic.
Providing the voice for young Simba, JD McCrary wore a jacket with intricate embroidery resembling a lion, much like the one he plays in the movie. The jacket also featured studded lapels, and paired with a cream shirt and pants featuring a racing stripe, he made for one stylish young man.
Yvette Nicole Brown
It would be impossible to miss Yvette Nicole Brown’s beautiful striped gown. The bold print, paired with hoop earrings and glowy makeup made her a standout star on a red carpet packed with amazing looks.
Never one to shy away from making a statement on the red carpet, Chiwetel Ejiofor wore a twist of his own take on a modern classic. Opting to go without a tie, he instead rocked a double-breasted jacket with black buttons and wide-leg trousers — just as dapper as ever.