..and we just can't wait (for Donald) to be king!

That's right! Donald Glover is reportedly about to take on the role Simba in Disney's live-action remake of the Lion King.

The remake's director, Jon Favreau tweeted the following today: 

Variety has since confirmed Glover is in talks to play the role.

The Lion King, released by Disney in 1994, is one of the highest-grossing animated films of all-time.

This move will add to Glover's ever growing resume, which includes his FX show, Atlanta, as well as starring as Young Lando in an upcoming Star Wars Han Solo film