Beyonce To Play Nala In Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Reboot

Pop superstar Beyonce Knowles-Carter will join the cast of “The Lion King” to voice the role of Nala.

The Walt Disney Studios revealed the main cast for its upcoming live-action and CG adaptation of its 1994 animated classic Wednesday.

Other cast include Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eichner as Timon and Keegan-Michael Key as a hyena.

The film is slated for a July 19, 2019 theatrical release.