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Disney Declares North West a Star: Celebrity Child Scores Part in Upcoming Project

North West dressed as princess Tiana in a light blue gown and tiara, holds a stuffed animal frog in one photo and stands on a staircase with a surprised expression in another, reminiscent of the awe
Credit: Kim Kardashian, @pierresnaps on IG

Experience the magic of Disney’s The Lion King in a whole new light with “The Lion King at the Hollywood Bowl” live concert event. This spectacular show will bring to life the beloved characters and iconic music from the timeless film in a captivating musical experience that is sure to enchant audiences of all ages.

On May 24 and 25, the majestic sounds of the live orchestra, conducted by the talented Damon Gupton, will fill the iconic Hollywood Bowl venue, adding a new dimension to the beloved musical score created by the legendary Elton John.

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Fams can expect extraordinary performances by acclaimed artists like Jennifer Hudson, who brings her powerhouse vocals to the stage as she portrays the majestic lioness Nala alongside Nathan Lane, Billy Eichner, Ernie Sabella, Bradley Gipson, Jeremy Irons, and more. Now, a new name has been added to the cast list that fans were not expecting: North West!

North West Debuts as an Actress

It’s official: North West is set to make a special appearance in Disney’s production of “The Lion King at the Hollywood Bowl.” North, who is the daughter of Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West, has recently been dipping her toe in the entertainment industry. With her two famous parents, she has been able to quickly rise in the ranks, leading her to book this converted gig.

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While it has not been revealed what part North will play in the concert, many fans assume that she will be portraying the role of Young Nala. Since this news was announced earlier today, many fans have felt irritated that nepotism could have played a piece in her casting.

In a post made on X by TMZ Live, over 88.6 percent of voters said that nepotism was the reason for this casting. However, with weeks to prepare for the role, others think that North West will surprise audiences and deliver a genuinely good performance.

With this show on the horizon, fans are feeling extremely excited to celebrate the future of The Lion King movies. Who knows, perhaps this will also mark the beginning of North West’s career as a singer and actress! Only time will tell…

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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