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Get ready to head back to the early 90’s this classic movie going to stage!
Disney just announced that Queen Bey has joined the upcoming live-action “The Lion King.”
Beyoncé will be playing the character of Nala, the lion who is in love with the protagonist Simba who is being played by Donald Glover.
She’ll join an all-star cast that includes Eric André, Alfre Woodard, Seth Rogan, Keegan-Michael Key, and James Earl Jones, who was in the original 1994 animated version as Mufasa.
Some of the original songs reportedly will be featured in the live-action remake. More reasons for fans to get excited.
After Disney’s announcement, Beyoncé when on Facebook and made it official with a simple post, “#TheLionKing 2019.”
Take a look at the full star-studded cast below.
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