The Lion King teaser trailer: Relive your childhood with Disney’s remake of the cult movie
Recently, Walt Disney gave us a glimpse of the riveting tale, asa it released the teaser trailer of The Lion King. The film features voice performances from a star-studded cast, which includes names such as Donald Glover, Beyonce, John Oliver and Seth Rogen.
This one-and-half-minute video sees the cute cub getting anointed so that he can later take on the throne.
A voice announces in the background, “Everything the light touches is our kingdom. But the key’s time is the ruler’s. It rises and falls like the Sun. One day the Sun will set on my time here and will rise with you as the new king.”
Following this, the sequences shows the anointing of the cub who will one day grow up to be the Lion King. In the end of the teaser trailer, one can see the king’s growl as a voice warns us to ‘remember’.
The synopsis of the film states, “From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new The Lion King journeys to the African savanna where a future king must overcome betrayal and tragedy to assume his rightful place on Pride Rock.”
This film is a remake of the 1994 animated feature, The Lion King. It has voice performances by John Oliver, Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, Keegan-Michael Key and James Earl Jones. This remake version is written by Jeff Nathanson with music by the award-winning composer Hans Zimmer.
The Lion King will hit the silver screen on July 19, 2019.