Disney has made the official announcement that has been rumored for some time. Beyoncé will voice Nala in the live-action remake of The Lion King.
She joins Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar and many others.
Wednesday's new castings also included John Kani as Rafiki, Eric Andre as Azizi, Florence Kasumba as Shenzi, and Keegan-Michael Key as Kamari.
The film will be released in 2019.