Disney Drops Full-Length Trailer for Live Action 'Lion King' The Lion King premieres on July 19. Helmed by Iron Man and The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau, Lion King is expected to shatter box office records. Brock Bagby, B&B Theatres, via CNBC The film is voiced by an all-star cast, led by Donald Glover in the title role of Simba. Other cast members include Beyonce as Nala, James Earl Jones reprising his role as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, and Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen as Timon and P

Hear Beyoncé as Nala in new ‘Lion King’ remake teaser

Beyoncé released a new “Lion King” teaser voicing a grown-up Nala on her Facebook page and YouTube channel Monday.

The 30-second clip features the 23-time Grammy winner’s soulful, commanding voice telling Simba, “You have to take your place as king.”

It ends with a cameo from Billy Eichner’s Timon and Seth Rogen’s Pumbaa.

Watch the short teaser below:

The long-awaited film from Disney hits theaters July 19.

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