Manner again in March, Jon Favreau tempted destiny by noting that he wished so as to add Beyoncé to the already-excellent solid of his “live-action” Jungle Guide remake, and now it seems to be like that plan has really labored out. Tonight, Beyoncé herself shared a photograph of the complete Lion King solid on her Fb web page, confirming that she’ll be taking part in Nala—the lion who principally saves the dominion by pulling Simba out of his whiny, self-obsessed funk with one romantic musical quantity. This can be Beyoncé’s first film position since Epic in 2013, however The Lion King will hopefully prove higher than that one did.
Beyoncé’s submit additionally had the additional benefit of principally confirming the entire Lion King casting rumors we’ve heard up till this level whereas additionally throwing a few new names on the checklist.
For instance, Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen have been confirmed as Timon and Pumbaa, as has Chiwetel Ejiofor for Scar. The one remaining query is how this film about CG lions counts as “live-action,” however that’s for Disney to determine.