North West, following in Blue Ivy Carter’s footsteps, lands role in The Lion King

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's daughter, North West, is set to make her mark in the entertainment industry by securing a role in the iconic Disney film, The Lion King, following in the footsteps of her peer, Blue Ivy Carter.
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Kanye West’s daughter, North West, is no stranger to the spotlight. At just 10 years old, she’s already making waves in the entertainment industry. Following in the footsteps of her fellow child star, Blue Ivy Carter, North has secured a role in an upcoming Lion King production.

The Lion King at the Hollywood Bowl

Variety recently reported that North West has joined the cast of The Lion King at the Hollywood Bowl. This live concert production celebrates the 30-year anniversary of the original 1994 animated film. The performances are set to be filmed over two shows and will be released on the Disney+ streaming service. North’s involvement adds to the star-studded lineup, which includes Jennifer Hudson, Jeremy Irons, Jason Weaver, and more. The concerts are scheduled for May 24 and 251.

Blue Ivy Carter’s parallel journey

Interestingly, North’s role in “The Lion King” mirrors that of Blue Ivy Carter. Beyoncé, Blue Ivy’s mother, is returning to the Lion King franchise for a prequel to the 2019 live-action remake. In this new film titled “Mufasa: The Lion King,” Beyoncé will reprise her role as Nala.

But that’s not all—Blue Ivy herself has been summoned to play Samba and Nala’s daughter, Kiara. It’s a family affair, with Donald Glover, Seth Rogan, Billy Eichner, and others also returning to their roles. The prequel, exploring Mufasa’s origin story and childhood, is set to premiere in theaters on December 20.

North’s musical journey

Beyond her acting debut, North West has already made her mark in the music industry. She made a cameo appearance on her father Kanye West’s collaborative album with Ty Dolla $ign. North’s feature on the track “Talking” earned her a spot on the Billboard Hot 100, making her one of the youngest artists to achieve this feat. With her parents celebrating the accomplishment on social media, North’s star continues to rise.

North West’s journey from the Hollywood Bowl to the Billboard charts is a testament to her talent and inherited celebrity status. As she follows in Blue Ivy Carter’s footsteps, we can’t wait to see what other milestones she’ll achieve in the entertainment world. Keep an eye out for North—she’s a rising star with limitless potential.