Get your popcorn, butter and boo thang because rumor has it Queen Bey may have snagged one of the leading roles in Disney’s classic animated hit The Lion King! The superstar is reportedly in final negotiations to star as Nala in the live action remake of the Lion King.
According to Broadway Black, the $25 million dollar deal will have Beyonce playing the lead role, and will also consist of her managing the soundtrack for the movie as well. The soundtrack will include African inspired music performed by Bey herself. Though Beyonce has yet to officially confirm the news, reports say she is very close to inking the deal.
Bey is no stranger to musicals, as she played the ground breaking role of Deena Jones in Dreamgirls which snagged her a Golden Globe nomination. She later performed as Etta Jones in the classic hit “Dreamgirls” which she received positive reviews.