The Stars Of The Lion King Meet Their Characters [PHOTOS]

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Just two weeks before it hits theaters; Disney has released the cast and character portraits for each of the key members of "The Lion King," including Beyoncé as Nala.

You can check out the full images in this gallery:

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The famous Jon Favreau will direct the remake out July 19, which will include James Earl Jones returning to play his role as Mufasa. The film will also include a new song from Beyonce, as well as a new song from the original soundtrack team of Elton John and lyricist Tim Rice, in addition to a score composed by Hans Zimmer.

“Entering into Lion King, all that I learned on Jungle Book, there was a tremendous opportunity to retell the story using a new set of tools and new technology,” said Favreau to People Magazine. “It’s nice to have actors who are both performers and singers.”

See some behind the scenes and clips in the video below.