Beyonce top choice to play Nala in new Lion King

According to Variety Beyonce is director Jon Favreau’s top choice for the role of Nala in The Lion King live-action reboot. Sources report that the singer has made no decision regarding the film yet. Donald Glover is on board as the voice of Simba and James Earl Jones is reprising his role as Simba’s father, Mufasa.

Alex Rodriguez appeared on The View Friday morning and opened up about his relationship with Jennifer Lopez. “We’re having a great time. She’s an amazing, amazing girl. One of the smartest human beings I’ve ever met and also an incredible mother.” The Yankee superstar also mentioned that since Lopez grew up in the Bronx she is obviously a “big Yankee’s fan.”

Russell Brand had some nice words for his ex-wife Katy Perry during a recent episode of John Bishop in Conversation. “I have come away from that experience and I still feel very warm towards her. When I hear about her or see her. I think, ‘Ah, there’s that person, that person in the world.'” Just over a year into their marriage Brand infamously ended it with a text message.