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Beyonce And Donald Glover Team Up For Memorable Lion King Soundtrack Duet

By Violet Johnson 21 June 2019   |   6:45 am

Beyoncé and Donald Glover have covered Elton John’s famous soundtrack ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’ for the new version of The Lion King.

The pair will both star in the live-action remake of the Disney classic with Beyoncé voicing Nala while Glover will take on the role of Simba.

In a new TV trailer for the movie, the musicians can be heard giving their take on the iconic song over clips from the remake – watch the video below.

Last year, Elton John confirmed that he was working on the soundtrack for the new version of the film alongside collaborator Tim Rice, who worked with the musician on the 1994 original soundtrack.

John also stated that the pair were working on a new song for the end credits and that they were hoping to work with Beyoncé on a track.

“They need to have a new end credits song,” he explained. “There’s going to be four of our songs in the film, from the original: ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’, ‘Hakuna Matata’, ‘I Just Can’t Wait To Be King’ and ‘Circle of Life’. And then there will be an end, closing song, and we’ve been speaking to Beyoncé’s people and hopefully Tim and I and her can cook up something.”

Another trailer released earlier this month gave fans a first taste of what to expect from Beyoncé in her part. At present, none of Glover’s dialogue in the movie have been shared.

The Lion King opens in theaters July 19.

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