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Meet Chinwetel Ejiofor, The British-Nigerian Actor Casted Alongside Beyoncé In The Lion King Remake

The Lion King just got its very first trailer and the internet can’t get enough. Projected to hit cinemas in July 2019, the Jon Favreau-directed Disney live-animation stars our very own Nigerian born English actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor alongside American singer Beyonce and a bevy of other industry giants such as Donald Glover, James Earl Jones,…

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Beyonce Has Been Confirmed To Play Nala In The Live Action “The Lion King”

Disney has confirmed the news that many fans have been wishing for and that is that Beyoncé will be joining the live-action Lion King remake. The simple tweet on Wednesday night from Disney’s official Twitter account announced that Mrs. Carter will star as Nala, the fictional lioness who is the childhood friend and wife of Simba. #TheLionKing. 2019. 🦁👑 pic.twitter.com/UMJo18FwDt —…

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Chiwetel Ejiofor In Talks To Voice Scar In Disney’s ‘Lion King’

British born Nigerian Chiwetel Ejiofor, who was nominated for an Oscar for his leading role in 12 Years a Slave, is in talks to voice the character of Scar, in Disney’s live-action reimagining of its classic, The Lion King, according to THR. Jon Favreau, who directed the live-action remake of The Jungle Book, is also directing Lion King, which already has a…

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