The thrilling new trailer for the live action version of The Lion King is out!
Fans of the 1994 Disney classic were treated to a dramatic 1 minute 50 second look at the film, due to be released on July 19.
Recreated in spectacular CGI, The trailer shows the first look at characters including Scar, (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Nala (Beyonce), Zasu (John Oliver), Timon (Billy Eichner) and warthog Pumbaa (Seth Rogen) and Simba, voiced by Donald Glover and JD McCrary.
James Earl Jones reprises his role from the original film as the voice of Simba’s father, Mufasa.
Disney has set a July 19, 2019 release date for The Lion King, which is currently the only movie slated for release on that date.
The Lion King is one of 10 movies Disney has slated for release in 2019, which could be the studio’s biggest year to date.
Other Disney movies opening next year include Dumbo (March 29), Avengers 4 (May 3, 2019), Toy Story 4 (June 21, 2019) and Star Wars 9 (December 20, 2019).
The original film became the second-highest grossing film of all time upon its release in 1994. Today it still occupies No 41 on the list of the highest grossing movies of all time
Who else is excited to see the Lion King?