Shakira Joins Voice Cast of Disney’s Zootopia

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A new year calls for new tunes! Just ask Shakira who’d served up a brand new single that will be featured in Disney’s upcoming movie called Zootopia.”Shakira has joined Jason Bateman and Ginnifer Goodwin in the voice cast,” Entertainment Weekly reported.

According to Hollywood Reporter, the movie is being directed by Byron Howard, who also directed Tangled, and Rich Moore,who directed Wreck It Ralph with co-director Jared Bush. The movie will be released on March 4,2016.The script is set in a modern mammal metropolis. Shakira will voice as Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia. She also will perform an all new original song for the movie called “Try Everything.”

“Shakira  announced that she will not only lend her voice to the cast,but her vocal talents too. Shakira has made appearances on television before, but Zootopia marks Shakira’s first foray into the realm of animation characters,”reported Cinema Blend.com

Shakira tweeted “I am thrilled to announce that I will be playing Gazelle in Disney’s Animation Zootopia,” reported Entertainment Weekly