Beyoncé is the latest to join the cast as Disney announced. She will be playing the role of Nala, the love interest of the main character in one of the greatest hits of all time for animated film.
On Facebook, the American diva confirmed the news. She also revealed other members of the cast including Donald Glover in the role of Simba, James Earl Jones who resumes his role in the 1994 animated film as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 years a slave) who will play Scar and John Oliver, comedian and host of Late Show as Zazu.
An impressive cast that delights director Jon Favreau. » It’s a director’s dream to bring together a talented team like this to bring this classic to life, » he told AFP. « It’s a story that belongs to all those who grew up with the original film, » he added, who says he wants to » make it live using new techniques and technologies. » And Jon Favreau knows what he is talking about since he is behind the remake of « The Jungle Book ».