Season 3 of The Lion Guard to Feature More Broadway Alums

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Renée Elise Goldsberry, Christopher Jackson, and Heather Headley will lend their voices to the Disney Junior series.
Renée Elise Goldsberry
Renée Elise Goldsberry Disney Junior

Disney Junior’s animated series The Lion Guard, a spinoff of The Lion King about to enter its third season, continues to recruit the voices of Broadway, according to Deadline.

Watch: CHECK OUT RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY IN DISNEY’S THE LION GUARD

Joining returning The Lion Guard alum Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry, who was featured in season 2 as golden zebra Dhahabu, will be Hamilton Tony nominee Christopher Jackson and Tony winner Heather Headley. The two, who will sing a duet, will reunite following their days in The Lion King on Broadway (Headley originated the role of Nala and Jackson was an ensemble member).

Read: HEATHER HEADLEY SETS FALL CONCERT DATES IN PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK, AND BOSTON

Season 3 of The Lion Guard will also feature Hamilton's Michael Luwoye, J. Elaine Marcos (Gettin’ the Band Back Together), and Kimiko Glenn (Waitress).

In The Lion Guard, Kion, the son of Simba, leads a group of friends known as the Lion Guard, whose mission is protect the Pride Lands. New episodes from the series' second season began rolling out on Disney Channel and Disney Junior this week, and season 3 will debut next year.

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