Beyonce And Chiwetel Ejiofor To Star In 'The Lion King' Remake


Walt-Disney has revealed its main cast for the upcoming CG adaptation of its 1994 classic, The Lion King. 


The cast includes Pop star Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover, James Earl Jones, and Alere Woodard amongst others. 

Beyonce, who would be voicing the character Nala took to Facebook to announce the news and her role in the adaptation. Chiwetel Ejiofor will voice the character "Scar."
The adaptation is set to be directed by Jon Favreau, who also directed Disney's adaptation of "The Jungle." Jon said: "It is a director's dream to assemble a talented team like this to bring the classic story to life." 

The animation is one of the highest grossing animated movies of all time.