Love it or hate it, the "live-action" remake of Disney's The Lion King has been an event.
With a record-breaking projected $531 million opening weekend and a cast so star-studded even the royal family stopped by to shake hands, Jon Favreau's blockbuster tribute to the 1994 original film has garnered a lot of press. And a huge chunk of it has centered firmly around the almighty holy queen-goddess that is Beyoncé Knowles-Carter — aka the voice of Nala, and star of the film's chart-climbing soundtrack.
In honor of The Lion King's roaring first weekend, we've meticulously gone back through the dozens of pre-release interviews to record cast members' varying descriptions of meeting and working with Queen B, and rank them based on their sheer joy. Read more...More about Beyonce, Cast, Donald Glover, Ranked, and Lion King