Disney-lovers, brace yourselves! Beyoncé is set to star in the remake of Lion King.
Disney has formally offered the overall solid for its upcoming film, with Beyoncé as its newest addition – and this could be essentially the most star-studded manufacturing we have observed in some time. While Redbone singer, Donald Grover, is set to voice Simba, Beyoncé will take at the position of his youth good friend and romantic pastime, Nala.
Other celebrities in the lineup come with, Seth Rogan as Pumbaa, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, John Oliver as Zazu and Eric André as Azizi.
In September, right through the Disney D23 Expo in Cali, we have had the privilege of seeing a sneak peek of the ‘Circle of Life’ series and it is so lovable it is going to BREAK US ALL.
No, however in reality. Watching Simba being held up via Rafiki to greet his kingdom used to be an excessive amount of.
Director John Favreau confirmed the photos to the group at and it is *superb*. You’ll recognise each and every beat of it, however the animals glance, neatly – actual. The Lion King has a scheduled liberate date of July 19 2019.
“This is a story that belongs to everyone who grew up with the original film,” he mentioned. “I wanted to demonstrate that we could be respectful of the source material while bringing it to life using new techniques and technologies. We wanted to do something special for the D23 Expo audience and give them a first look at what we’re up to.”
The 1994 vintage used to be considered one of Disney’s greatest animated movies – and one of the vital profitable as neatly, elevating just about $969 million since its liberate.
The Lion King additionally made its degree debut in 1997 and is thought to be considered one of Broadway’s maximum a hit productions, profitable six Tony Awards and taking greater than six billion greenbacks in price ticket gross sales.
Favreau produced 2015’s The Jungle Book which made $965.8m (£743m) international and is rumoured to have sequel on its manner.
If Disney’s fresh reinterpretations in their classics – having a look at you Beauty and the Beast, Alice in Wonderland and Cinderella – are the rest to cross via, we reckon The Lion King is going to be beautiful rattling epic.