Magazine article Screen International

Full Cast of 'The Lion King' Unveiled, Beyoncé Role Confirmed

Magazine article Screen International

Full Cast of 'The Lion King' Unveiled, Beyoncé Role Confirmed

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Donald Glover, John Oliver, Chiwetel Ejiofor to co-star in update.

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

The principal cast for Disney’s live-action update of The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreu, has been confirmed by Disney.

Joining the previously announced Donald Glover (Simba) and James Earl Jones (reprising his role as Mafasa) is Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, who will play love interest Nala. She confirmed the news on her Facebook page.

Rounding out the cast is Chiwetel Ejiofor as villain Scar; John Kani plays baboon Rafiki; John Oliver is Zazu; Seth Rogen is Pumba and Billy Eichner is meerkat Timon. …

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