Beyonce, Jay-Z chat up Harry and Meghan at 'Lion King' London premiere


LONDON — From Beyonce to the royal household, the European premiere of Disney’s live-action “The Lion King” remake was about as star-studded because it will get on Sunday night.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the opening, strolling in as “Can You Really feel The Love Tonight?” performed.

In a publish to their Instagram account, the royals later stated Disney had made a donation to their upcoming environmental preservation initiative as a part of a conservation marketing campaign to guard lions throughout the African continent.

It was reportedly the primary time that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had met the Carters. The 2 {couples} have been photographed shaking palms and chatting subsequent to Disney CEO Bob Iger.

Elton John, Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Florence Kasumba and Keegan-Michael Key have been additionally amongst these in attendance.

Talking on the movie’s opening, Rogen stated he was trying ahead to assembly Britain’s royal household and that it will be a “very fascinating, distinctive expertise.”

Rogen voices the a part of Pumbaa, the warthog. He stated he was relieved that his humor might translate right into a child-friendly movie.

“I am effervescent over with pleasure. I simply actually cannot wait. I have been practising my protocol — you have to shake the hand. I am actually trying ahead to it,” Key stated when requested in regards to the alternative to fulfill the royals.

“The Lion King” opens in america on July 18, 2019.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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