Kim Kardashian Daughter North West Performs ‘Lion King’ Song at Bowl

North West, the 10-year-old daughter of Kim Kardashian and Kanye “Ye” West, was among the many notable names who helped convey The Lion King to life in celebration of the unique movie’s thirtieth anniversary.

Disney honored the favored animated movie Friday on the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with a screening of the movie backed by a stay orchestra, interspersed with stay musical numbers that included performances initially seen within the Broadway stage manufacturing. The studio launched the unique film in theaters on June 24, 1994.

North West carried out “I Simply Can’t Wait to Be King” onstage whereas dressed as younger lion cub Simba. Jason Weaver, who carried out the track within the authentic film, launched her by mentioning that this marked West’s “Hollywood debut” and informed the gang, “Please welcome the sensible North West.” West’s members of the family have been seen supporting her from the viewers.

Different track performances included the unique voices from “Hakuna Matata” — Nathan Lane (Timon), Ernie Sabella (Pumbaa) and Weaver — reuniting to belt out the track stay on stage for the primary time ever. Lane additionally chatted onstage with Billy Eichner, who voiced meerkat Timon within the the 2019 photorealistic remake and can reprise the position in prequel Mufasa: The Lion King that hits theaters Dec. 20.

“I feel we will all agree that by the point Disney is completed making prequels and sequels, each single particular person in Los Angeles could have performed Timon,” Eichner quipped to the gang. “I really imagine that earlier than all is claimed and carried out, each single particular person sitting right here tonight will probably be solid to play Timon. In Hollywood, ultimately, all of us play Timon.”

Earlier than performing “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” collectively, Lane joked to Eichner, “I don’t know if you recognize this, however my father additionally died in a wildebeest stampede. Surprisingly, we have been dwelling in New Jersey on the time.” Eichner replied, “That feels like one other prequel.”

Lane continued the banter by telling Eichner, “Oh, sure, I can’t wait to see you in Mufasa: The Excessive Faculty Years.” Lane added sincerely to Eichner, “You made Timon your very personal.”

Different highlights from the Bowl stage included Jeremy Irons, the unique voice of Scar, performing “Be Ready,” whereas Jennifer Hudson sang a show-stopping rendition of the Oscar-winning “Can You Really feel the Love Tonight.” The anniversary celebration present can even happen Saturday as effectively.