Simon Brew Nov 2, 2017
Disney confirms the full cast for the new The Lion King
, which now includes Beyonce...
Director Jon Favreau
delivered a huge critical and commercial hit with his live action take on The Jungle Book
last year. Now? He’s hard at work on The Lion King
, with his film set to land in cinemas in 2019.
Disney has now formally confirmed the ensemble cast for the new The Lion King
, which includes names that were known to be involved – Donald Glover
, James Earl Jones
, Seth Rogen
and more – and adds some new faces. The highest profile is that of Beyonce, who will be playing Nala in the new movie.
The full casting looks like this…
#TheLionKing. 2019. pic.twitter.com/UMJo18FwDt
— Disney (@Disney) November 1, 2017
Furthermore, it’s also been confirmed that Hans Zimmer
, who provided the score for the original animated movie, will be back on scoring duties