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1st Impression: The Lion King ( Official Trailer)

Director: Jon Favreau | Writer: Jeff Nathanson
Cast: Donald Glover (Simba), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Seth Rogan (Pumbaa), Keegan-Michael Key (Kamari), Billy Eichner (Timon), John Oliver (Zazu), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), Beyonce Knowles (Nala), John Kani (Rafiki)
Release Date: 
July 19, 2019

Plot Synopsis: After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery. -via IMDB

1st Impression:
Disney's new trailer for The Lion King hit the web and it definitely did not disappoint. After seeing the Jungle Book I looked forward to seeing how Disney could pull off The Lion King and they have done a stellar job. While I was bummed to hear that Jeremy Irons would not be voicing Scar in the film I do not mind Chiwetel Ejiofor as he can turn up the sinister vibe easily.  The new trailer showcased Scar, Zazu and fan favorites Timon & Pumbaa singing one of the film's classic songs.

I can't wait to see the film when it hits theaters this summer as the animated version is one of my all-time favorite films. What did you think of the new trailer?