Beyonce to Star in Disney's Live-Action 'Lion King'

Donald Glover stars as Simba.

Disney is officially introducing the full cast for its upcoming Lion King.

Beyoncé, who was previously reported to be eyed for the film, has been confirmed as Nala, Simba's (Donald Glover) childhood friend and later love interest. Jon Favreau is directing the film.

Here's the full list:

The film opens July 19, 2019.

This article was originally published on The Hollywood Reporter.