Lion King – First full length Trailer

 THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT!
The Lion King opens up July 19th in USA

After a couple of gorgeous teasers, Disney has finally released the first full trailer for their live action version of THE LION KING which is currently looking to become the king of theatre jungle when it starts roaring in cinemas worldwide this July!

THE LION KING
takes us to the African savannah where a future king is born. Simba (Donald Glover) idolizes his father, King Mufasa (James Earl Jones), and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Mufasa’s brother, and former heir to the throne, has

The movie is not entirely the same as the animated version!

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

Simba will find many new friends throughout his journey!

of new found friends (Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon), Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

 

Director Jon Favreau used the photo realistic CGI, which he also used in his previous movie The Jungle Book, to depict animals as realistically as

Chiwetel Ejiofor lends his voice to evil Scar, Simba’s uncle.

possible. As you can hear in the trailer, everyone’s favourite crazy duo Pumbaa and Timon, will sing everyone’s favourite song The Lion Sleep Tonight in this one as well!