When it was introduced that Disney could be rebooting The Lion King as a live-action remake, followers of the unique animated movie couldn’t wait to see how Disney would reinterpret the traditional—and now they’ve an official teaser trailer to absorb. Launched early Thanksgiving night, the brief clip delivers a number of the film’s most iconic moments, together with Simba’s introduction on Pleasure Rock, in addition to the dramatic stampede scene. (As some Twitter followers swiftly observed, the remake seems to be a shot-by-shot remake of the 1994 authentic.)
The movie, which is about to be launched in July 2019, will characteristic the voices of Seth Rogen, Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Billy Eichner, Keegan-Michael Key, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and extra. And given the film’s nostalgic nature, the Twittersphere merely can’t wait till subsequent summer time to see it. Although, really, perhaps a few of them can. “I’m billing @Disney for the remedy I’m going to want,” wrote one consumer. “As if watching a cartoon Musfasa [sic] dying wasn’t traumatic sufficient, now I can see the sunshine drain from his eyes in IMAX 3D.” Others had been dissatisfied by the shortage of Beyoncé, who will voice Nala, within the trailer. “Beyoncé gonna tour once more and make us drop cash simply to listen to her carry out two new songs from The Lion King,” wrote one other consumer.
Subsequent yr is shaping as much as be a fantastic one for remakes of your favourite childhood flicks. Along with The Lion King, motion pictures akin to Dumbo, Aladdin, and Toy Story 4 shall be launched in 2019 as properly. A remake of Mulan can also be popping out in 2020.
Beneath, see extra of the funniest reactions to The Lion King trailer.