Beyoncé and Donald Glover Roar in Striking New ‘Lion King’ Photos

The Lion King (Credit: Disney)

The stars of The Lion King are facing their characters in a new set of photos.

Disney released the images Tuesday for its live-action remake, and they’re striking to say the least.

In one image, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter looks regal while she gazes at a CGI version of Nala.

Beyoncé plays Nala in "The Lion King." (Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)
Beyoncé plays Nala. (Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

In another photo, Donald Glover strikes a serious pose as he looks at his character Simba.

Donald Glover plays Simba in "The Lion King." (Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)
Donald Glover plays Simba. (Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

While Alfre Woodard flashes a hint of a smile with Sarabi.

Alfre Woodard Plays Sarabi. (Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)
Alfre Woodard Plays Sarabi. (Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

The film co-stars Seth Rogen, Keegan-Michael Key, John Oliver, Eric André, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and James Earl Jones. Jon Favreau directs.

Disney also released a behind-the-scenes video to accompany the photos. The Lion King arrives in theaters on July 19.

Watch the video below.

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