The New Lion King Movie Trailer is Here — and it's Better Than We Imagined!

It’s… finally… here! The new trailer for Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King movie — set to open in theatres in 2019 — has arrived… and it’s absolutely stunning. Here are more details

Teaser for The Lion King movie breaks records

The teaser trailer for the new Lion King movie has scored record views in the first 24 hours of its release — 224.6 million global views to be exact. The live-action reimagining of the blockbuster 1994 animated film will be releasing July 19, 2019.

The remake will star Beyonce as Nala and Donald Glover as Simba. Other cast members include the legendary James Earl Jones, who is returning as Mufasa, Seth Rogan as Pumbaa, and comedian John Oliver as Zazu. It’s being directed by Jon Favreau, who was behind the live-action remake of The Jungle Book.

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