From its sing-along worthy songs to its impactful story, this film has always had a special place in many of our hearts.
Beyonce has curated a new album featuring global artists called The Lion King: The Gift. One day I'm there Jon asked me to do some singing stuff, another day he asks me to do some lines. "Its all a blur, but I'll tell u its one of the best blurs of my whole life". If these unbelievable looks don't get you excited for the Disney re-make, I don't know what will.More news: Greek new conservative cabinet sworn in
The Crazy In Love singer paid tribute to her in a message about Black History Month on her website in February, where she wrote: "Meghan brought many Black traditions to her Royal Wedding including a Chicago-based Black pastor, an fantastic gospel choir, and a young Black cellist". It was important that the music was not only performed by the most interesting and talented artists but also produced by the best African producers.
"Beyoncé Never Does Things By Halves", wrote @anibundel. "Holy smokes, I really loved THE LION KING".More news: Robot umpire used for the first time in pro baseball history
The next album to feature and be produced by Beyoncé, the soundtrack to Disney's new version of the Lion King, will be "steeped in the sounds of Africa", according to the film company.
From the photo of the end credits, Chance the Rapper plays a bush baby, even though he recently revealed that he originally tried out for the role of Simba. In fact, I suspect by the end of the summer it'll have outstripped the lot. "I think (I think) it's the most attractive effects movie I've seen", he tweeted. The singer will also release an album, called The Lion King: The Gift, which will be released on July 19, the day of the U.S. release of Jon Favreau's film.More news: Morgan lauds England's ODI revival after reaching Cricket World Cup final