South African performer John Kani's year is just getting better: he’s in
Marvel's upcoming movie Black Panther and he’s going to be part of the liive
remake of Disney's The Lion King.
John will play the role of Rafiki. Singing superstar Beyoncé also joins the cast as Nala, Simba's love interest. Ring the alarm, Queen Bey in the house!
Here’s the announcement: