Can You Feel The Crazy in Love Tonight. Sorry.
We recently brought you news about the dream cast that Jon Favreau has assembled for his upcoming live-action remake of Disney classic The Lion King, which includes James Earl Jones, Beyoncé, Donald Glover and John Oliver to name but a few.
Well, now it sounds like it will have an epic soundtrack too.
According to the New York Daily News, Disney executives have signed Elton John on to rework some of his classics from the 1994 movie including ‘Hakuna Matada’, ‘Circle of Life’ and ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’ for which he won an Oscar for Best Original Song.
A source also told the neswspaper that Beyoncé, who is voicing Nala in the movie, will collaborate with John in the studio on several of the reworkings.
The Lion King remake is due for release in July, 2019. Here’s a little Hakuna Matada while you’re waiting.
Via: Digital Spy/New York Daily News