Beyonce's Original Lion King Song: Everything You Need To Know

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Beyonce's Lion King Soundtrack Original Song

While Simba couldn’t wait to be king in the Disney movie, we can’t wait to hear Beyonce’s new original Lion King song for the Disney live-action remake. It’s been reported that Beyonce and Elton John will work together to make an original song for the upcoming Lion King live action movie, and we have so many questions. So, here's everything you need to know about Beyonce's Lion King soundtrack original song!

We’ve already been graced by the possibility of Beyonce’s Black Panther soundtrack, and now this? Beyonce Lion King Soundtrack? Be still our little lion hearts.

On top of working on the soundtrack, Beyonce Knowles-Carter will also be voicing adult Nala alongside Donald Glover as adult Simba.

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What Songs Will Be In Live Action Lion King?

There will be four songs from the original film. Those songs include “Hapuna Matata,” “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King,” “Circle of Life,” and “Can You Feel The Love Tonight?”

Undoubtedly classics, but we’re excited to see what Bey and Elton John have cooked up in the studio this time around.

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Lion King Closing Credits

Elton John told The Sun that Beyonce’s new track will be the closing ballad. He said:

”We’ve been speaking to Beyonce’s people and hopefully Tim and I and her can cook up something.”

Another source told The Sun:

”It was really important to Beyoncé that she was heavily involved in creating the soundtrack. She is putting a lot of time and effort into the film and she is confident it will be huge.”

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When Does Lion King Premiere?

Lion King is set to premiere on July 19, 2019 — AKA NEXT SUMMER, Y'ALL. WE JUST HAVE TO GET THROUGH THIS HELLSCAPE THAT IS 2018 IN ONE PIECE.

After hearing the full cast, we were already on board, but now with an added bonus of some Beyonce songs? YES, PLEASE.

Alongside Glover and Beyonce, James Earl Jones will play Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, John Oliver as Zazu, John Kani as Rafiki, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Billy Eichner as Timon, Eric Andre as Aziz, Florence Kasumba as Shenzi, Keegan-Michael Key as Kamari, JD McCrary as young Simba, and Shahadi Wright Joseph as young Nala.

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