Beyoncé Cast as Nala in Disney’s ‘Lion King’ Reboot

The rumors were true. Beyoncé has landed the part of Nala in Disney’s upcoming remake of The Lion King, to be directed by The Jungle Book’s Jon Favreau. She will appear opposite the already-announced Donald Glover as Simba. James Earl Jones will reprise his role as Mufasa and Chiwetel Ejiofor will voice the villain Scar. The rest of the cast includes comedians John Oliver, Seth Rogen, and Billy Eichner.