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NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. will make a follow-up to the 2019 live-action “The Lion King,” with Barry Jenkins, the director of the Oscar-winning “Moonlight” and the James Baldwin adaptation “If Beale Street Could Talk,” set to direct. Disney announced plans Tuesday for a kind of prequel to last year’s poorly reviewed […]

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Meghan Markle is reportedly considering a return to Hollywood after stepping down from the British royal family with husband Prince Harry. “Meghan is actively looking for representation. She has begun outreach,” a source tells Us Weekly. “It can be a manager or an agent, but she’s reaching out to people to find someone to represent her for future professional […]

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Beyoncé‘s role with The Lion King isn’t just centered around her playing Nala in the CGI live-action remake. She’s dropping a whole compilation album to go along with the movie. The tracklist for The Lion King: The Gift features the likes of Childish Gambino, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, and Pharrell but also gives way to exciting newcomers such as Tierra Whack, Jessie […]

Though they’ve shouted each other out numerous times on social media, the former Meghan Markle and Beyonce Knowles Carter had never met. That changed over the weekend when they finally connected in person at The Lion King premiere in London. Knowles and hubby Jay-Z attended the premiere of the live-action version of the Disney classic, […]

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A new 30 second trailer for Disney’s brand new Lion King movie is here! In it, we hear Beyonce as Nala for the first time. Titled “Come Home,” the trailer highlights Simba’s path toward becoming the leader of the pack after Mufasa’s tragic death. See Also: Here’s The Debut Trailer For ‘The Lion King’ Live-Action Remake […]

Tom Joyner may have found his “next” after he had the opportunity to perform in The Lion King musical. Joyner had a walk-on role on during the Dallas stop of The Lion King national tour.   Check out some clips of him rehearsing for his big role above.     READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: […]

Tom was the “Beau of the ball” in last night’s live action play of The Lion King! It was a full house, the “fly babies” were in attendance and actually thought it was “fly pop’s show!” Tom says he really did “feel the love.” READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  LIKE […]

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The Bey hive is swarming around recent updates that Beyonce will be releasing a docu-film around “The Formation World Tour,” which has led to an alleged bidding war between HBO and Netflix In addition to that exciting news, Beyonce is allegedly in the final negotiations to play Nala in Disney’s The Lion King. According to […]


Beyonce is director Jon Favreau’s first choice to voice Nala in his forthcoming remake of “The Lion King,” according to Variety. The outlet reports that Bey has been approached about the role, but has not decided whether she’ll take it. No further details were included. If Beyonce signs on, she’d play mom to Donald Glover-voiced […]

NEW YORK (AP) — James Earl Jones and Donald Glover are lending their voices to Disney’s upcoming remake of “The Lion King.” Director Jon Favreau announced the casting of the two men as voice actors. Glover, star and creator of television’s “Atlanta,” will portray the adult Simba. Jones reprises the role of Simba’s father, Mufasa, […]