Finally, after weeks of rumors, Disney has confirmed what we’ve all been hoping for — Beyoncé has signed on to be a part of the live-action Lion King.
Taking on the role of Nala, Queen Bey will obviously bring her flawless vocals, but it’s unknown whether she will contribute original music to the soundtrack.
‘Yonce joins Donald Glover (Simba), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), and more for the film set to release July 19, 2019. According to Disney, it will be a “new take” on the classic 1994 animated movie and will include “pioneering filmmaking techniques.”
Are you as excited as we are?