The Lion King First Trailer Creates Internet Frenzy

Maanyata Thu |Nov 23, 2018

Disney officially released the first trailer of The Lion King remake. It has gone viral on the Internet and broken Disney's record for most-viewed trailer

On Thanksgiving Day, Disney officially released the first trailer of The Lion King remake. The trailer has gone viral on the Internet and broken Disney’s record for most-viewed trailer debut

The teaser trailer has received many positive reviews from fans all over the world. More than 224 million people watched the video trailer in the first 24 hours. This makes it become the most-viewed Disney trailer debut ever. Disney happily told the world their achievement on Twitter.








Through the first images in The Lion King remake’s trailer, fans could quickly notice the striking similarity between the remake and the original version. The trailer opens with the voice of renowned actor James Earl Jones, who plays Simba’s father Mufasa and ends with the melody of the famous song Circle of Life-giving the fans a sense of nostalgia. Besides, two songs including Can You Feel The Love Tonight and I Just Can't Wait To Be King will be reinstrumented and performed by the cast. Also, Disney revealed a poster for the live-action remake film.

The Lion King remake is predicted to achieve as much success as the original. The Lion King (1994) is always one of the highest-grossing animated films of all time with a worldwide gross of $968,5 million dollars. The original also won two Academy Awards for its achievement in music and one Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

At present, the cast for the live-action film has been revealed. The cast includes actor Donald Glover as future king Simba, actor James Earl Jones as Simba’s father, superstar singer Beyoncé as Simba’s partner Nala, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa, John Oliver as Zazu and Billy Eichner as Timon. The Lion King remake will be helmed by The Jungle Book’s director Jon Favreau. It will hit the cinema in summer 2019.


Sort by Newest | Popular