Disney gives first look at live-action remake of “The Lion King”

Posted at 5:06 AM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 07:41:43-05

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.”

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.

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.