Disney releases nostalgic teaser trailer for 'Lion King' remake

Disney has released the first teaser trailer for its long awaited live-action remake of The Lion King.

Disney has released the official teaser trailer for Jon Favreau’s computer-animated remake of “The Lion King,” and it’s nostalgic to those who relished the 90’s. 

The trailer has the main characters of the classic 1994 animated movie including Mufasa, Rafiki and Simba.

Further,  the famous ‘circle of life’ song and the classic scene where Rafiki holds baby Simba in the sky.


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“The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. – Disney
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Jon Favreau’s adaptation of the Disney Animated Film ‘The Lion King’ will feature Donald Glover starring as Simba, Beyonce as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Eijofor as Scar, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, John Oliver as Zazu, John Kani as Rafiki, Seth Rogen as Pumba, Billy Eichner as Timon, Eric Andre as Azizi and Florence Kasumba as Shenzi.

Disney’s new version of “The Lion King” opens in theaters July 19.