Beyoncé set to sign deal with Disney for three movies
At last, some good news
By Clodagh Meaney
Beyoncé is reportedly set to sign a €87 million deal with Disney for three movies.
It comes after Beyoncé voiced the character of Nala in Disney's live action remake of The Lion King, which became a box-office hit raking in $1.7 billion (€1.5 billion) in the United States.
As part of a three movie deal, the Grammy winner will feature on the soundtrack for Black Panther 2 as well as two other blockbusters.
A source told The Sun: "Beyoncé has become a major player for Disney and is the perfect fit for their brand."
"She’s worked on a number of projects for them, including voicing Nala in the reboot of The Lion King, and now they’re keen to secure her for more projects."
"Disney have put forward a deal worth around £80 million, (€87 million) which will secure Beyoncé for three major projects, including the Black Panther sequel."
It is rumoured that following the success of Meghan Markle voicing Elephant on Disney Plus that the production company may wish to cash in by having the high-profile singer voice further works.
"As part of the deal they are also trying to get her team to agree to have Beyoncé voicing some of the new documentaries coming to Disney Plus," the source continued.
"After the success of having Meghan Markle voicing the film 'Elephant' on the platform, they have projects coming up which align perfectly with Beyoncé’s brand."
“The negotiations are still ongoing but it’s the final details that are being thrashed out now.”