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#TheLionKing. 2019. 🦁👑 pic.twitter.com/UMJo18FwDt — Disney (@Disney) November 1, 2017 Just four years ago, Confessions of a Casting Director author Jen Rudin revealed in an interview with the New York Post that Beyoncé was once in the running for the lead voice role in The Princess and the Frog. She wouldn’t audition for the role of Princess Tiana, the franchise’s first…

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Donald Glover has never been stagnant. Since he first gained attention as a part of the viral YouTube sketch group DerrickComedy in college in 2006, he was still writing for “30 Rock” as a working RA in NYU dorms. After he graduated from college, he began to dabble in stand-up comedy, while creating the DerrickComedy movie…

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Donald Glover can add yet another epic role to his acting résumé. The actor has been tapped to play the rambunctious cub-prince Simba in Disney’s live-action reimagining of The Lion King, EW reports. On Friday, Feb. 17, director Jon Favreau revealed the casting via social media, along with the news that James Earl Jones will…

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Director Hiro Murai, producers Paul Simms and Dianne McGunigle, actors Lakeith Stanfield and Zazie Beetz talk about their discoveries in Atlanta that made them really like the city. Murai fell in love with wings and gained 10 pounds. Simms became a more social person. Zazie found culture.  

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Donald Glover’s FX series “Atlanta” won two Golden Globe Awards: “Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy” and for “Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy” at the 74th annual event held live at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. “Transparent,” “Black-ish,” “Veep,” and “Mozart in the Jungle”…

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Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is breaking all creative barriers. The brainchild of one of the top TV shows of the year, “Atlanta” on FX, and the new cast member for the Star Wars movie franchise just released his first album in over two years titled, Awaken My Love. Gambino has always pushed the boundaries…

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Donald Glover is headed to galaxies unknown. On Friday, Oct. 21, it was announced that the actor-musician has been cast as a young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming untitled Han Solo Star Wars spin-off, Starwars.com reports. According to reports, the highly anticipated Disney and Lucasfilm’s collaboration is set for release in 2018, with directors Phil…

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For years, comic book fans have been pushing for Donald Glover to don the iconic Spider-Man suit for a live-action movie. And though that wish still has yet to be granted, Glover’s Spidey dreams have indeed come true in a different way now that it’s been revealed that he’ll voice a younger version of the…

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Fans of NBC’s “Community” know Chevy Chase’s character, Pierce Hawthorne, as a hilarious, self-centered, casual bigot and curmudgeon, a contradiction to Chase’s previous comedic characters. But, it looks like Chase may be more like his new character than fans would like, as it’s been revealed that Chase dropped the n-word during a recent on-set blowup.…

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