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Beyonce and Donald Glover duet in The Lion King’s cover of Can You Feel The Love| Watch on Sidomex

Beyonce and Donald Glover Duet in Lion King cover of Can You Feel The Love| Watch on Sidomex

Beyonce and Donald Glover have covered Elton John’s famous soundtrack Can You Feel The Love Tonight for the new version of The Lion King.

The pair both star in the live-action remake of the Disney classic with Beyoncé voicing Nala and Glover taking on the role of Simba.

As if that’s not enough to get fans wild, a 30-second clip surfaced Thursday of both stars singing in character for the first time in a new TV spot for The Lion King

The 30-second spot, released Thursday, opens with the chorus of Can You Feel The Love Tonight. And you guessed right, Beyonce and Donald Glover perfectly harmonised over a scaled-back instrumental.

Last year, Elton John confirmed that he was working on the soundtrack for the new version of the film alongside collaborator Tim Rice, who worked with the musician on the 1994 original soundtrack.

John also stated that the pair were working on a new song for the end credits and that they were hoping to work with Beyoncé on a track.

“They need to have a new end credits song,” explains John Elton. “There’s going to be four of our songs in the film, from the original: Can You Feel The Love Tonight’ Hakuna Matata, I Just Can’t Wait To Be King and Circle of Life. And then there will be an end, closing song, and we’ve been speaking to Beyoncé’s people and hopefully Tim and I and she can cook up something.”

Earlier this month, Disney released a first taste of what to expect from Beyoncé in her part. At present, none of Glover’s dialogue in the movie has been shared.

The Lion King opens in cinemas on 18 July.