This text accommodates spoilers for The Lion King, if you happen to’ve by no means seen it, if that is doable.
The primary teaser trailer for Disney’s reside motion model of The Lion King dropped on Thursday, and one specific scene has dredged up painful reminiscences we might lengthy pushed to the underside of our hearts.
James Earl Jones’ iconic voice returns because the king of the pridelands and Simba’s father, Mufasa, in director Jon Favreau’s forthcoming movie.
Jones’ resonant tones echo over one specific second within the trailer, which, at across the 0:30 mark, exhibits the stampede scene.
You realize the scene. In Disney’s authentic 1994 animated movie, it is the brutal turning level for Simba’s journey, as an evil play from his diabolical uncle Scar leads to Mufasa’s tragic loss of life.
It is some of the devastating film scenes from lots of our childhoods, watching Simba nestle into his father’s mane, tug at his ear, and attempt to wake him because the mud settles. As a six-year-old, I cried for days, inconsolable and unable to get Simba’s phrases out of my tiny head.
“Stand up, we have to go residence.”
And this second, people on Twitter identified, is perhaps a lot extra actual in Favreau’s reside motion movie.
Truthfully I’m lastly simply getting over the trauma of Mufasa now I’ve to go and re-live it yet again solely this time it’s even MORE REAL
— Autumn Chiklis (@AutumnChiklis) November 22, 2018
I’m lowkey not prepared to look at Mufasa die once more although….
— Michael Aaron ♎ (@MikeLar_ee) November 22, 2018
the lion king is de facto going to make me relive the trauma of my childhood that was mufasa’s loss of life
— charlotte ❄️ (@perfectlyphil) November 22, 2018
Once I was 5, it was Mufasa’s loss of life that made me cry. At 26, apparently it solely takes his voice within the trailer.
— Angelique Fiske (@angeliquefiske) November 22, 2018
Truthfully, I do not suppose it will be any simpler this time round. Take a buddy.
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