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Following the success of Disney’s The Lion King, which grossed $968 million worldwide in two weeks, Disney now has an interest in making more movies with Beyoncé, who voiced Nala in the live-action remake of the film, reports Hollywood Unlocked.

Disney has reportedly spoken with the 37-year-old megastar regarding working on multiple movies “under the Disney umbrella,” reports The Sun.

“Beyoncé’s deal with Disney for The Lion King was one of the biggest it has done to date. Now they want to expand it by giving her free reign to create her own movies under the Disney umbrella,” an industry insider told The Sun.

“She is producing projects with Parkwood Entertainment but Disney bosses would like her to do the same for them in a partnership that would make her millions. The conversations are ongoing but it’s an exciting proposition,” the source added.

Beyonce at the Lion King premiere

Beyonce at “The Lion King” premiere.
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