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Beyonce Stuns In New Pic With 'Lion King' Character Nala

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter stuns in this new image with her Lion King character, Nala.

Disney just dropped a handful of images of the voice actors with their pride counterparts including:

Donald Glover with Simba; Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary with young Simba and young Nala; John Oliver, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner with Zazu, Pumbaa and Timon; Chiwetel Ejiofor with Scar; Alfre Woodard with Sarabi; Eric André, Florence Kasumba and Keegan-Michael Key with hyenas Azizi, Shenzi and Kamari.

A new featurette was also revealed today, showing brand new footage from the new CGI movie, and a glimpse behind the scenes during recording sessions.

The Lion King opens in theaters on July 19th.

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Jim Parsons & Billy Eichner Celebrate Variety's Power of Pride Issue!

Jim Parsons and Billy Eichner attend Variety x Mercedes Benz Power of Pride Issue Celebration held at Mr. Purple on Monday (June 24) in New York City.

The 46-year-old actor Big Bang Theory actor and the 40-year-old Lion King star were joined at the event by Queer Eye‘s Antoni Porowski, NBC’s Don Lemon, comedian Hannah Gadsby, ABC’s Gio Benitez, Younger‘s Nico Tortorella and partner Bethany C. Meyers.

Also in attendance were A Star Is Born‘s Shangela, Pose star Leyna Bloom, and Jim‘s partner Todd Spiewak.

At the event, Jim Parsons, Billy Eichner and guests signed the Mercedes-Benz and Variety “Power of Pride” jean jacket, which will be auctioned off and proceeds donate to The Trevor Project.

FYI: Billy is wearing Bally shoes.

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Jim Parsons, Billy Eichner, MJ Rodriguez & More Open Up About Coming Out

Jim Parsons, Hannah Gadsby, Billy Eichner, Don Lemon, Asia Kate Dillon and MJ Rodriguez are on the cover of Variety‘s inaugural ‘Power of Pride’ issue, out on Wednesday (June 19).

Here’s what the stars had to say…

Jim Parsons, on coming out: “Once it was out in the public, I was like, ‘Well, f–k you! If you still have a problem with gay people, you directly have a problem with me. Being a full-fledged member of it and claiming it, there was just an elation there, and there still is! I still feel it. It’s a huge relief, and it’s also really nice to sometimes be able to feel righteous anger.”

Billy Eichner, on growing up gay and 2020 Presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg: “I was a child in New York at the height of the AIDS epidemic. I was a gay kid way before Ellen and Will & Grace. Pete is doing for the political world what people like Ryan Murphy have done in my industry for LGBT people, which is to create a space where a space did not exist.”

MJ Rodriguez, on coming out as trans to her agent and the fear of being dropped: “I remember calling my agency and saying, ‘Listen, you guys, I don’t know if you’re going to drop me or whatever the case may be, but I just need to let you guys know that I’m a female. That’s how I feel, and that’s how I’ve always been feeling ever since I was a child. They just welcomed me with open arms and said, ‘We don’t care. We love you, and we already pretty much knew.’ And I was like, ‘OK, good.’”

For more from the stars, head to

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Seth Rogen Shares Mom's Reaction to Billy Eichner's Joke About Him Dying (Video)

Remember when comedian Billy Eichner convinced people that Seth Rogen was dead – while he was standing right next to him?

The 37-year-old This Is the End actor stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday (April 30) to reveal his mom, Sandy Rogen‘s, hilarious reaction to the 40-year-old Billy on the Street host’s prank.

Seth revealed that his mom called Billy a “bum!” Watch him tell the full story in the video.

Seth also told host Seth Meyers about filming an embarrassing and messy scene in his new movie Long Shot with Charlize Theron, accidentally making his character in the movie super fashionable, and why he loves Boyz II Men.

READ MORE: Seth Rogen’s Mom Tweeted About Sex & He Wasn’t Exactly Thrilled About It

Seth Rogen’s Mom Called Billy Eichner a Bum

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High School BFFs Ben Platt, Beanie Feldstein, & Kathryn Gallagher Reunite at 'Oklahoma' Opening!

Kathryn Gallagher, Ben Platt, and Beanie Feldstein walk the red carpet together at the opening night of the Broadway revival of Oklahoma on Sunday night (April 7) in New York City.

The three young stars all went to high school together in Los Angeles and they’ve all appeared on Broadway in the years since. Beanie‘s new movie Booksmart hits theaters next month, Ben‘s new album Sing to Me Instead was just released, and Kathryn is heading back to Broadway in the fall.

Joining Kathryn at the event were her Jagged Little Pill co-stars Elizabeth Stanley and Lauren Patten.

More stars attending the opening night included Billy Eichner with HitRecord’s Jared Geller, Rosie O’Donnell, Lea DeLaria, Phillipa Soo and husband Steven Pasquale, CNN’s Don Lemon with fiance Tim Malone, Andrew Rannells with Matthew Risch, former Hair co-stars Will Swenson and Caissie Levy, and Be More Chill‘s Will Roland.

The stars of OklahomaRebecca Naomi Jones, Damon Daunno, and Ali Stroker – all stepped out on the red carpet as well!

Oklahoma is getting glowing reviews and a lot of Tony Awards buzz!

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Disney's 'The Lion King' Live-Action Movie Gets New Teaser & Poster - Watch Now!

Check out the brand-new teaser and poster for Disney’s upcoming The Lion King live-action film!

Disney released the visual, titled “Long Live the King,” on Sunday (February 24) during the 2019 Oscars.

Director Jon Favreau’s all-new The Lion King journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own.

The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonce as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, and Billy Eichner as Timon.

Utilizing pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way, Disney’s The Lion King roars into theaters on July 19, 2019.

Watch below and get ready for some serious nostalgia.

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Darren Criss, Mia Swier & Finn Wittrock Attend Vanity Fair's Oscars Party

Darren Criss, Mia Swier and Finn Wittrock are looking so good!

The stars hit the red carpet at the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday (February 24) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Darren Criss

Earlier in the month, Darren and Mia got married in a magical wedding in New Orleans. Derek Blasberg also attended the event alongside Anne Wojcicki, as well as Queer Eye stars Antoni Porowski and Karamo Brown with fiance Ian Jordan.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita, Billy Eichner and Ronan Farrow were also at the star-studded party.

FYI: Darren is wearing a Balmain ensemble with IWC watch, David Yurman ring and Christian Louboutin boots. Finn is wearing a Zegna XXX ensemble with Christian Louboutin shoes. Antoni is wearing a Valentino suit, a Cartier watch, and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes. Jesse is wearing Ted Baker London with Christian Louboutin shoes. Justin is wearing an Etro suit and Jimmy Choo shoes. Karamo is wearing a Strong Suit suit and Jimmy Choo shoes.

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