Queen Bey will join "The Lion King."
Beyoncé will play Nala, Simba's love interest in the live-action reboot of Disney's beloved animated film.
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The company announced the casting Wednesday.
Other cast members include Donald Glover as Simba and James Earl Jones, who is reprising his role from the 1994 animated film as Mufasa, as well as Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, Seth Rogen and Alfre Woodard.
The film is set for release on July 19, 2019.