Disney releases trailer for live-action “Lion King” film

(Eagle News) — Disney has released the trailer for its live-action version of the “Lion King”!

The trailer shows the same characters of the 1994 classic, amid the backdrop of the song “Circle of Life.”

The live-action version of the movie stars musician and actor Donald Glover as Simba, music legend Beyonce as Nala, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, John Kani as Rafiki, John Oliver as Zazu, Alfre Woodard as Sarabi, Florence Kasumba as Shenzi, and more.

James Earl Jones, who played Mufasa’s role in the original movie, will  play the same role in the remake.

The live action Lion King film is set to hit the cinemas on July 19, 2019.

See the full trailer here: