Beyonce to Star in Disney's Live-Action 'Lion King'

05 November, 2017, 02:43 | Author: Angelina Schmidt
  • Circle Of Life Disney took to their Twitter on Wednesday to announce the cast of the highly-anticipated film which included the 36-year-old Queen Bey herself

Director Jon Favreau delivered a huge critical and commercial hit with his live action take on The Jungle Book previous year. Now?

Coming three years after the live-action (or, CGI and motion-captured) remake of The Jungle Book, Disney and director Jon Favreau are giving The Lion King the same updated treatment - with an all-star cast.

The Lion King will air in the summer of 2019.

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"Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny". The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile.

Who is in the cast of The Lion King?

Look, we know the movie's called The Lion King, but is it too late to relabel it The Lion Queen? Because, it turns out, the rumors are true: Beyoncé Knowles is joining the Disney remake in the role of Nala.

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After much speculation, the singer's casting was confirmed on her Facebook page.

Beyonce is set to voice Nala, the childhood friend of lead character Simba (voiced by Glover). Seth Rogen will voice Pumbaa and Billy Eichner will voice his meerkat sidekick, Timon.

The 1994 animated version was a smash success, and the re-imagined live-action film should also be quite the thrill.

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