Beyoncé Wanted For Role in “Lion King” Remake

by TV One Staff

April 3, 2017

After much box office success with remakes of “The Jungle Book” and “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney, the company responsible for making childhoods seem magical, is in the process of remaking their greatest classic, “The Lion King.”

So far, we’re already impressed with the cast: James Earl Jones will remain as the original voice of Mufasa, while Donald Glover is set to play Simba. According to sources, director John Favreau has been trying to get the attention of Beyoncé to voice Simba’s childhood friend and love interest, Nala:

With Bey set to drop her biggest release very soon (this time it’s twins and not music), producers of the film are willing to do “whatever it takes” to get the star on board. Here are three reasons we think Beyoncé should say yes:

1. THINK OF THE KIDS: As a soon-to-be mother of three, how exciting would it be for her children (and an entire new generation) to discover this Disney classic with her voice?

2. THINK OF THE SOUNDTRACK: We smell a Grammy nod with this opportunity.

3. THE MOST IMPORTANT REASON: Because we really, really, really want her to.

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