Beyonce has joined the list of the all-star cast for the remake of Disney’s 1994 animated film, The Lion King.
Joining the previously announced Donald Glover who will play the role of Simba and James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will play as the lioness Nala.
She shared a Facebook post about the role with a graphic layout of the talents packed behind the film
The full cast also includes Chiwetel Ejiofor as the Scar, Alfre Woodard as Simba’s mother, Sarabi, John Oliver as Zasu, and John Kani as Rafiki with Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner as Simba’s friends Pumbaa and Timon. For the trio of hyena henchmen, Disney has enlisted Florence Kasumba, Eric André, and Keegan-Michael Key. Young performers JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph will voice the child versions of Simba and Nala.
The Lion King is set to be released officially on July 19, 2019.