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We’d be lying if we said we weren’t extremely excited to watch the upcoming live-action remake of The Lion King. But the fact that Disney just added Beyoncé to the cast confirms that we will take down anyone—even children—who gets in our way.

We kid (kinda). Unfortunately, The Lion King reboot won’t hit theaters until 2019, but we’ve got the skinny on the entire cast to fuel your anticipatory “Circle of Life” excitement for the time being. From Queen Bey and Seth Rogen to James Earl Jones and Keegan-Michael Key, here’s everything you need to know about the cast of the live-action Lion King remake.

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1. Beyoncé as Nala

Beyoncé (aka Queen Bey and musical goddess) will use her “Lemonade” vocal chops to voice the lioness we all know and love.

Donald Glover Lion King remake
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2. Donald Glover as Simba

The Emmy Award-winning actor is best known for his roles on Community and Atlanta, but starring alongside Queen Bey will likely be his most epic pairing to date.

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3. James Earl Jones as Mufasa

The one and only James Earl Jones will reprise his role from the O.G. 1994 animated film, The Lion King. (Because, duh.)

Seth Rogen Lion King remake
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4. Seth Rogen as Pumbaa

From Knocked Up to Neighbors, Rogen’s impeccable comedic timing is sure to bring the goofy warthog to life.

Billy Eichner Lion King remake
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5. Billy Eichner as Timon

Who better than the host of Billy on the Street to tackle Timon’s critical (yet lovable) persona?

Eric Andre Lion King remake
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6. Eric Andre as Azizi

If you’re unfamiliar with Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show, then you probably recognize Andre as Deke from 2 Broke Girls, Jake from Rough Night or Mark from Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.

Chiwetel Ejiofor Lion King Remake
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7. Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar

The Oscar-nominated actor starred in 12 Years a Slave alongside Lupita Nyong’o.

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8. John Oliver as Zazu

The host of Last Week Tonight will lend his British accent to the kooky red-billed hornbill.

Alfre Woodard Lion King remake
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9. Alfre Woodard as Sarabi

You may recognize Woodard from her iconic roles in Primal Fear, Dinosaur or Cross Creek.

Florence Kasumba Lion King Remake
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10. Florence Kasumba as Shenzi

Kasumba is a German actress who starred in Captain America: Civil War.

Shahadi Wright Joseph Lion King remake
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11. Shahadi Wright Joseph as Young Nala

The 12-year-old actress previously appeared on NBC’s Hairspray Live!

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12. John Kani as Rafiki

The South African actor portrayed King T’Chaka in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War and will reprise his royal role in Marvel’s Black Panther.

JD McCrary Lion King Remake
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13. JD McCrary as Young Simba

At just 10 years old, McCrary is a Hollywood newbie. He starred alongside Dr. Dre in the TV series Vital Signs and Patrick Stewart in Blunt Talk.

Keegan Micheal Key Lion King remake
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14. Keegan-Michael Key as Kamari

You might recognize the Hollywood TV veteran from our new favorite Netflix series, Friends from College, or from his former roles in Keanu, Mad TV and Bob’s Burgers.

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