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Elton John and Beyonce Are Working on a Song Together for ‘Lion King’

The new Lion King movie saw a lot of hype stirred up for its casting announcements last year, but now, it looks like Disney fans will have a new point of attachment to the live-action remake of the 90s classic. Beyonce and Elton John seem to be coming together for a song on the new soundtrack. (h/t The Sun UK)

Elton John told The Sun UK: “They need to have a new end credits song. We’ve been speaking to Beyonce’s people, and hopefully [theatre veteran Tim Rice] and I and her can cook up something.”

John also confirmed that the new movie would include four songs from the original movie (remember, Elton John was a key staple of the old soundtrack): “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” “Hakuna Matata,” “I Just Can’t Wait to be King” and “Circle of Life.”

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Beyonce is playing Nala in the new Lion King. She’ll be along such luminaries as Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Seth Rogen. The movie will be out July 19, 2019.

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