It’s official. Beyoncé will star in the upcoming remake of The Lion King. Announced by Disney (and Beyoncé herself) on Wednesday evening (Nov. 1), the Jon Favreau-directed film will feature Queen Bey voicing Nala. Donald Glover takes on the role of Simba, and James Earl Jones returns to play Mufasa. Other stars appearing in the movie include Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Eric André (Azizi), Billy Eichner (Timon) and Seth Rogen (Pumbaa).

The Lion King is set to hit theaters summer 2019.

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