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Who’s ready to ‘Hakuna Matata’?: The Lion King hits Theatres

"The Lion King" character poster

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The new live-action revamp of the beloved 1994 Disney film, The Lion King hits theaters in North America, Thursday, July 18th! 

While attending the London premiere of The Lion King on Sunday, Meghan and Prince Harry met Jay-Z and Beyoncé, who voices Nala in the new live-action revamp of the beloved 1994 Disney film. The pop star and Duchess had automatic chemistry and Queen Bey had a high compliment for the Duchess of Sussex.


Check out the sisterhood bond from Queen Bey, as Beyoncé leaned in for a hug to the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. If you read lips, she’s spotted saying, “My princess.”

The Lion King, Donald Glover

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It’s a star-studded lineup of actors in this Disney remake, like Donald Glover – who voices an adult Simba in the movie. Other famous names that will bring The Lion King’s characters to life include Seth Rogen, Bily Eichner, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alfre Woodard and James Earl Jones.

Disney's The Lion King stills

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Who’s ready to Hakuna Matata? 

Niecey Shaw