Disney has just released a new poster and special look at their highly anticipated live-action remake of The Lion King. The special look at the film gives us an extended look at a live-action re-creation of the famous opening scene from the animated classic. The Lion King arrives in theaters on July 19th. Take a look at the film’s new special look in the video below.
Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “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. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. Utilizing pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way, Disney’s “The Lion King” roars into theaters on July 19, 2019.
After watching the new TV spot for The Lion King, leave a comment to let us know what you think of the upcoming film. Are you a fan of the live-action remakes Disney has been making recently? Is there another classic Disney film you would love to see in live-action?
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