On Wednesday, after much teasing, Disney finally announced the full and official cast for its new live-action movie, the highly anticipated remake of Lion King… and people are going savannah-wild!
Disney’s announcement confirmed that the live-action remake, set for a 2019 release, will be featuring A-listers such as Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, and John Oliver. But what truly caused the meltdown on social media was the casting of the one and only Beyoncé as the voice of the female lead, Nala.
And man, we can definitely feel the love tonight (and all-day round) for this casting news! As per usual, people on the internet had very strong feeling about the announcement—and honestly, they’re all making us laugh like hyenas. So here are some of the funniest reactions from Twitter!