Disney Announces Cast for ‘The Lion King’

The Lion King
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Disney bosses have confirmed Beyonce will be voicing the character Nala in their upcoming The Lion King remake.

Rumors of her casting have been circulating for months, but now film chiefs have made it official by posting the full cast on Facebook.

#TheLionKing. 2019. 🦁👑

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Beyonce is billed as Beyonce Knowles-Carter, alongside castmates Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard, John Oliver, and Seth Rogen, among others.

Jon Favreau will direct the new film, which will hits theaters in July, 2019.

by WENN

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