Yeah, I know, Beyonce is Black, but whatever…I liked the title. That aside, Disney has officially introduced the full cast for its upcoming Lion King, and yes y’all the cast includes King Bey:
Not all black, obviously, but still pretty dope.
Here’s the full list:
Beyonce as Nala
James Earl Jones as Simba’s father, Mufasa.
Chiwetel Ejiofor as Simba’s uncle Scar.
Alfre Woodard as Simba’s mother Sarabi
JD McCrary playing the young version of Simba.
Shahadi Wright Joseph is voicing young Nala.
John Kani will play Rafiki
John Oliver will voice Zazu.
The new Lion King opens July 19, 2019. And just in case you’re wondering, I plan to walk into the theatre like so:
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