On July 19, 2019, The Lion King (2019) was, where Beyoncé starred the voice-over role of Nala. On March, 2017, director Jon Favreau added that Beyoncé was his top choice for the role in the 2019 remake, and that the studio and himself would be willing to do whatever it took to accommodate her busy schedule. Later on November 1, 2017, her role was confirmed in an official announcement. As for the latest soundtrack album of the film which was released on July 11, 2019, Beyoncé was featured on the remake of the song Can You Feel The Love Tonight, which was originally composed by Elton John, alongside Donald Glover, Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen, .
The song "Spirit" which she initially performed, was released both on the lead soundtrack album and the The Lion King: The Gift album which will be released alongside with the film. Beyoncé called The Lion King: The Gift (which she curated and produced) as a "sonic cinema". She also stated that the album is influenced by everything from R&B, pop, hip hop and Afro Beat. The songs were additionally produced by African producers, which Beyoncé said it was because "authenticity and heart were important too", since the film is set in Africa.