Beyonce and Childish Gambino to star in Disney's Lion King remake

'The Lion King': Disney Announces Full Live-Action Cast; New Synopsis Revealed

"Utilizing pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way, "The Lion King" roars into theaters on July 19, 2019".

Soon after Disney revealed their plans for a new version of The Lion King, Queen Bey was named as first choice for the role of Nala. Some of the names were already known, including Donald Glover as Simba and James Earl Jones returning from the original film to again voice Mufasa.

Rumors have swirled in Hollywood for months about Beyoncé's reported attachment to the project, but she waited until Wednesday to confirm her role as Nala in a Facebook post.

The cast also includes Last Week Tonight talk show host John Oliver, who will play Zazu, while Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen will play the comedic duo Timon and Pumbaa.

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What do you make of the voice cast for Disney's new Lion King?

Regardless of whether or not you're into live-action remakes, there's no denying the upcoming soundtrack will be FIRE.

The movie is the follow-up to Favreau's semi-live action remake of "The Jungle Book", which came out previous year. While another expressed their disgust with Disney remaking classic movies before immediately taking back their original reaction when they saw the cast list.

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