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Jay Z's beautiful wife Beyonce Knowles was desperate to be a part of Epic and is happy with her role. The Us performer will voice Queen Tara in the upcoming animated fantasy adventure and has revealed that she was excited to join the cast when she learned about her majestic character. In a featurette for the forthcoming film, she said: ''I've always wanted to be a queen. Once I learned about my character, Queen Tara, I just had to be a part of it.'' The animated flick - which also features the voices of Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz and Steven Tyler - tells the story of a young girl, Mary Katherine (Seyfried), who finds herself caught up in a forest adventure after her father goes missing. Beyonce added: ''The film is about how everything in our life connects. ''Everything in this movie is big - the characters, »

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