Fans think Nala from the new ‘Lion King’ trailer sounds ‘too Beyoncé’

A new Lion King trailer just popped up online and, this time, we finally got a look at Beyoncé as Simba’s beau, Nala!

Much to everyone’s surprise, however, not all were impressed by what they’ve just heard.

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While Beyoncé’s involvement in the cast of the animated remake was one of the reasons, if not the main reason, why people could hardly contain their excitement for the movie, many confessed to having conflicted feelings over the singer’s voice acting.

Simply put, they found Nala’s voice to be “too Beyoncé.”

Others came to the singer’s defense and were rather pleased with her voice-over.

Whatever your thoughts may be on Beyoncé’s Nala, it still won’t take away everyone’s excitement for the upcoming film that’s premiering soon. We’ll just have to withhold our judgment until then, or at least hope that Queen Bey wows us with her much-awaited song number!

(ALSO WATCH: Timon and Pumbaa Sing ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ in Funny New ‘Lion King’ Promo)

Lion King hits theaters on July 17.

What are your thoughts on how Beyoncé sounded as Nala in the new trailer? Share them with us in the comments!


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