It has been rumored for months, but now Disney has officially confirmed that Beyoncé will be joining the live-action cast of “The Lion King.” The news was announced on Wednesday with a cast photo shared via the Disney Instagram account.
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The imagery is striking as casting rumors are swirling for the new live action remake of “The Lion King” in the works. Zendaya’s fans want her to star opposite Donald Glover as the Nala to his Simba in the re-imagining of the Disney classic. But the movie’s director has someone else in mind for that part. Jon Favreau, who also helmed the recent “Jungle Book” remake, is rumored to be eyeing Beyoncé for the role of Nala.
Watch Zendaya’s video below and see if you think she’s got “Lion King” on the brain.
(Photo credit: Zendaya Instagram account)