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Beyoncé And Blue Ivy Carter Star In Disney’s ‘Mufasa: The Lion King’

The film is due in theaters December 2024.

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Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Carter are set to appear in a movie, where they will bring their real life bond to the big screen through a legendary fictional story.

The talented mother daughter duo will lend their voices to Disneys film “Mufasa; The Lion King ” directed by Barry Jenkins. In this prequel Beyoncé will reprise her role, as Nala from the 2019 live action version of “The Lion King ” while her 12 year old daughter will voice the characters of Kiara, Nala and Simbas lion cub.

“Beyoncé is this larger-than-life figure, but when she’s working with her daughter, when she’s in the room with her daughter, she’s a mom first,” said the acclaimed filmmaker to Good Morning America. “So much of that energy bled into the film.”

He continued, “I think for them, too, they just approached it that they both wanted to perform and do the best they could. And yet, they didn’t have to pretend very much because they really are mother and daughter.”

Returning for their roles, from the 2019 movie are John Kani, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner and Donald Glover. Additionally musician Cowboy Carter joins the cast. Aaron Pierre takes on the role of Mufasa, Kelvin Harrison Jr. Portrays Taka Tiffany Boone plays Sarabi and Mads Mikkelsen embodies Kiros.

Several new actors have joined the cast, including Kagiso Lediga, as Young Rafiki, Preston Nyman as Zazu Thandiwe Newton as Eshe (Takas mother) Lennie James as Obasi (Takas father) Anika Noni Rose as Afia (Mufasas mother) and Keith David as Masego (Mufasas father). Moreover Braelyn Rankins, Theo Somolu, Folake Olowofoyeku, Joanna Jones, Thuso Mbedu, Sheila Atim Abdul Salis and Dominique Jennings have lent their voices to the world of Pride Rock.

“Elton John. Tim Rice. Hans Zimmer. Lebo M. Mark Mancina. Beyoncé, Labrinth, Ilya Salmanzadeh. Beau Black, Ford Riley, the incredible music team on The Lion Guard, and so many musical contributors over the years,” detailed Miranda in a statement.

The Lion King has an incredible musical legacy with music from some of the greatest songwriters around, and I’m humbled and proud to be a part of it. It’s been a joy working alongside Barry Jenkins to bring Mufasa’s story to life, and we can’t wait for audiences to experience this film in theaters.”