Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles -You have to be excited. -I'm super excited, bro. -You got two giant movies. -Yeah. It's a really, really -- it's gonna be a crazy summer, yeah. -Dude, can you even imagine. Are you freaking out? I mean, does it -- -I'm definitely freaking out. Because it's like, it's -- these two movie-- especially these two movies. It's not like you're just making, you know, "Super Cartoon 6" you're -- it's like it's "The Lion King" and it's the "Toy Story" franchise. -It's like an American institution. -They're American institutions 100 percent. I feel like, I feel like I'm Betsy Ross and I'm like, we need another star on that flag. [ Laughter ] "We want Keegan to to sew it." "You want me to sew it?!" you know what I mean? -You're making a new flag? -I'm making a new -- though it's like, "You want me to do a Norman Rockwell painting?" [ Laughter ] I would just -- I don't know what to do. Yeah, because they're so sewn into the fabric of of American culture it's really, really huge, yeah. -Alright, let's talk about "Lion King" first. -Yes. -I mean because this is uh, you go in there, what voice are you doing for? -So I'm playing one of the hyenas and, uh, I'm pretty -- yeah, yeah, I know. [ Cheers and applause ] -You think would be doing -- -It was very appropriate that they laughed, because of the hyena. -You thought that out. -Is that right? And actually, I was studying the hyenas from the previous movies. You remember it was uh, Whoopi Goldberg... -Yep. -...and Cheech Marin... -That's right. -...and then the hyena that was on crack. [ Laughter ] So, and so I-I-I was I was studying them. -Which one am I? -Yeah I know, just which one? Which one am I? Am I playing? [ Laughter ] If I had a choice I would like to be the Cheech Marin, if you don't mind because I'd rather have words as my lines other than just going [vocalizes]. [ Laughter ] I'd rather that not be the guy I play, if you know. 'Cause I'm a black man, I'm trying not to play crack addicts anymore, I'm trying hard not to do that. You know trying to uplift. -Thank you. Hey, you know what, let me answer your question. -Yeah. -So we -- I'm doing my regular voice, I was ready to do something special, and Jon Favreau who directed -- the amazing Jon Favreau the director of "Iron Man" and he's and he directed "The Jungle Book" and so for him, he's an improv guy, and he really wanted us to just bring as much as ourselves to it as possible, and it's unbelievable. It looks, it-- by the way, Jimmy, it looks un-- I mean you guys have seen the trailer for "Lion King"? -Yes! [ Cheers and applause ] -But do you, do you -- when you're doing this do you see what it's gonna look like? I mean did you see the trailer the way we all saw it and go like, what is happening, amazing like...? -Yeah. I saw the trailer -- I was watching the trailer, in a room with Jon Favreau before a voice-over session. I was sitting in a room and, you know, just a room with couches and equipment, and I'm watching the trailer, and I was like "This, this is gonna be good. This is gonna be amazing!" He's like, "Yeah, bro, you're in it." -You're in -- that's why -- [ Cheers and applause ] -We're about to get to work. -That's why you're here. -"We're getting up to go to work." I'm like, "But did you see the giraffes?!" -You're in that! -But I can't -- Oh, I'm in it. [ Indistinct speech ] -Yeah. They ha-- I was, I was in shock, because it looks like a "National Geographic Special". It looks so real, the technology, the CGI they're using now is so real, it's like you're just watching real animals. -There's also great music in "Lion King," did you get to, did you get to sing in it? -I did not get to sing. I did not get to sing. -You have a great voice. -I know, thank you. I appreciate that. I-I offered to sing. I said do you guys, do you want me to do "Circle of Life"? they're like, we got Beyoncé. [ Laughter ] -Oh, a little oops. -Okay, sorry. I said, can I do, "I Just Can't Wait To Be King?" We got the Childish Gambino so we're okay. Keegan, just stand over there and go [vocalizes]. Like really all we need from you. -That's all we need from you. [ Cheers and applause ] We're good. -I mean, it's Beyoncé Knowles! -Yes! -It's -- and every time -- any time that you do, like a red -- I'm not looking forward to the press for this movie. -Yeah because you're just gonna be on the carpet, and they're just gonna go, so Lion King... Beyoncé. -Beyoncé. Tell me about her. -So Beyoncé's in it. [ Laughter ] -But it doesn't -- I mean she's so huge a Martian could go [vocalizes] -Yep. Beyoncé. -They even know. -We love her. Oh -- Shey blop bloh blu blop, which means we love her on Mars. -Yeah they love Beyoncé everywhere, yeah. It's gonna be giant.