Beyonce joining the cast of "The Lion King" to voice to role of Nala.
Walt Disney Studios revealing the main cast for its upcoming live-action and CG adaptation of its 1994 animated classic confirming the months old rumor that the pop superstar would be lending her voice to the project.
Some had been previously announced for the film including Donald Glover as Simba and James Earl Jones as Mufasa. Jon Favreau, who brought Disney's CG and live-action adaptation of "The Jungle Book" to life, is set to direct.
The film is slated to be released on July 19 in 2019.