Beyoncé’s Nala has spoken!
The latest teaser trailer from Disney options Beyoncé Knowles-Carter because the voice of Nala in The Lion King. The musical icon stars because the grownup model of the lioness, whereas Shahadi Wright Joseph voices the cub model of the character within the upcoming live-action adaptation of the 1994 animated basic.
Within the trailer, Nala tells Simba it’s time he takes his place as king. “We want you. Come dwelling,” she says.
The trailer additionally options the voices of comedic duo Timon and Pumbaa voiced by Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen respectively.
The movie additionally stars Donald Glover, John Oliver, Eric André, and James Earl Jones.
The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau, hits theaters July 19.