Following the recent a reveal of the epic cast of remake Disney’s 'The Lion King', which includes Mzansi’s veteran actor, director and playwright John Kani.
The new live film action Disney's 1994 animated film also features singer and actress Beyonce Knowles, actor James Earl Jones and comedian John Oliver.
Kani plays Rafiki, while Beyonce plays Nala, and Alfre Woodard voices the character of Simba's mother Sarabi.
Directed by Jon Favreau, the movie follows the storyline of the 1994 animated film, in which a young lion named Simba grows up on the African savanna after his uncle Scar conspires to usurp his father Mufasa's place as king.
But it was this headline that really got Mzansi's tongues wagging on Twitter "Kani to star alongside Beyonce in 'The Lion King":
Actor, model and television presenter Maps Maponyane took it upon himself correct the headline:
And a lot of Kani fans concurred:
This is The legendary John Kani we're speaking about so I Fixed it for you:
*eNCA | Beyonce to star alongside John Kani in 'The Lion King'. https://t.co/82omxeqUHq
Isn't Beyonce the one starring alongside Kani?
I was under the impression that Beyoncé is going to star alongside John Kani.
Really???? Who is Beyonce in the acting game??? " Beyonce to star alongside Dr Kani" 😕😕😕 please show some respect
It should be the other way around ! Beyoncé to star alongside Kani.. Don't ever disrespect real acting legends like this ever again ! Okay 😤
1. Lion King is a South African production 2. Lets give credit to our own talent before impressing West 3. I love Beyonce but she aint a god
Respect John Kani.Stop glorifying Americans.....its an honour for Beyonce to star alongside this legend
Beyonce who?🤔, I mean I know of Ntate kani but she is very lucky to be starring alongside a legend like him. pic.twitter.com/vnyOUFTwyN