Disney has released a teaser trailer for its live-action retelling of “The Lion King.”
Side by side, the trailer matches nearly identically to scenes from the 1994 original “The Lion King.”
— Ulrich Janse van Vuuren (@UlrichJvV) November 23, 2018
The trailer has been viewed more than 8 million times on YouTube since being released last night.
Social media users shared their love for the remake of the Disney classic.
I’m 25 and the two films I’m looking forward to most are The Lion King and Toy Story 4. The hype is real. https://t.co/W3nJM8RN0R
— David Smith (@Smith_D17) November 23, 2018
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— SewingForever™️ (@beenerdish) November 23, 2018
The all-star cast includes Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Billy Eichner, John Oliver, Keegen-Michael Key and Beyonce.
“The Lion King” comes out in theaters July 19, 2019.